AFP Kate Webb Prize
2 Dec 2015
Note: Prachatai journalist Mutita Chuachang on Tuesday, 1 December 2015, was awarded the 2015 AFP Kate Webb prize for Asian journalists for her “powerful and persistent” reporting of cases under the lèse majesté law. Mutita, 33, received a certificate and 3,000 euros in a ceremony held at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand (FCCT). Mutita joined Prachatai when the news agency was founded almost 11 years ago.
6 Oct 2015
Prachatai journalist Mutita Chuachang has won the 2015 AFP prize for Asian journalists for her “powerful and persistent” reporting of cases under the lèse majesté law, AFP reported on Tuesday. While most of the Thai mainstream media shy away from touching the monarchy-related issues, Mutita has persistently followed and reported cases under Article 112, or the lèse majesté law, punishable with up to 15 years in jail.