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Jakarta Post

TEMPO, CNN journalists elected new AJI leaders

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, November 27, 2017   /   09:01 pm
TEMPO, CNN journalists elected new AJI leaders For peaceful journalism: Communications and Information Minister Rudiantara (left), accompanied by Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia chairman Suwarjono (right), visits a booth during the opening of the 2017 Festival Media exhibition at Graha Solo Raya in Surakarta, Central Java, on Nov. 23. (Antara/Novrian Arbi)

The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has elected Abdul Manan, a journalist with TEMPO, and CNN Indonesia journalist Revolusi Riza as its new chairman and secretary general, respectively, during the 10th AJI congress in Surakarta, Central Java on Monday.

“37 AJI representatives from across the country have elected Abdul Manan and Revolusi Riza as the new leadership team for the 2017-2020 term,” chairman of the congress Iman Dwi Nugroho announced, as quoted by

Abdul and Revolusi took over from Suwarjono and Arfi Bambani Amri who acted as the previous chairman and secretary general, respectively.

In his speech, Abdul underlined his commitment to preserving the organization.

The AJI congress ran from Friday to early Monday. Besides the main agenda of the congress, the journalist group also held the 2017 Festival Media exhibition, which was open to the public. (kuk/ebf)