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Stephan Uttom Rozario

Stephan Uttom Rozario

Stephan is a journalist and photographer working for UCA News based in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Armed with a post-graduation in Economics and a diploma in photography and journalism, he has been covering various contemporary issues from Bangladesh for UCA News since 2009.

Konradus Epa

Konradus Epa

Konradus has been working with UCA News for more than 15 years, with a particular concern on the rights of ordinary people. His in-depth features and stories often highlight the struggles of Indonesian farmers, migrants, and such other disadvantaged groups. His extensive knowledge of local culture and customs help his career.

Dr Justin Wejak

Dr Justin Wejak

Dr Justin Wejak studied philosophy in Indonesia, theology and anthropology in Australia, and currently teaches at the University of Melbourne.

Quintus Colombage

Quintus Colombage

Colombage has been a journalist with UCA News for close to two decades, reporting social-political issues from Sri Lanka. Colombage is a researcher and an executive member of Free Media Movement. He has a Master's degree in Mass Communication at University of Kelaniya. Colombage is a trainer for Born To Win Relationships. URL: http://www.fmmsrilanka.lk/office/ https://lk.linkedin.com/school/university-of-kelaniya-sri-lanka/?trk=public_profile_school_result-card_full-click

Robert Carl Mickens

Robert Carl Mickens

Robert is editor-in-chief of La Croix International, the English web edition of French daily La Croix. Since 1986, he has lived in Rome, where he studied theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University before working 11 years at Vatican Radio and then another decade as correspondent for The Tablet of London.

Benedict Rogers

Benedict Rogers

Benedict Rogers, a rights activist and journalist, is the East Asia team leader of Christian Solidarity Worldwide, a rights organisation specialising in freedom of religion or belief. Based in London, Rogers writes about issues of religion and rights in Hong Kong and China, his area of specialisation.

Father Shay Cullen

Father Shay Cullen

Father Shay Cullen is an Irish missionary priest of the Missionary Society of St. Columban working in the Philippines since 1969. In 1974, he founded the Preda Foundation, an active charitable organization dedicated to protecting the rights of women and children and campaigning for freedom from sex slavery and human trafficking.

Michael Sainsbury

Michael Sainsbury

Michael is a freelance journalist based in Myanmar, with more than 25 years experience writing about business, religion, politics, and human rights across the Asia Pacific.

Myron J. Pereira

Myron J. Pereira

Jesuit Father Myron Pereira, based in Mumbai, has spent more than five decades as an academic, journalist, editor and writer of fiction. He contributes regularly to UCA News on religious and socio-cultural topics.

Virginia Saldanha

Virginia Saldanha

Virginia is the former Executive Secretary of the Office of Laity & Family of the Asian Catholic Bishops' Forum knowns as FABC. A theologian and journalist based in Mumbai, she also headed the Indian bishops' Commission for Women. The founder member and secretary of the Indian Women's Theologians Forum, Saldanha, is an activist working for justice for women in Church and Society. She contributes columns to UCA News.

Father Reid Shelton Fernando

Father Reid Shelton Fernando

Father Reid Shelton Fernando is a prominent human rights defender. He was a university lecturer and former chaplain of the Young Christian Workers Movement of the archdiocese of Colombo. He is well known in Sri Lanka for his writings and commentaries on social and political issues. He has completed fifty years in the service as parish priest was studied post graduate studies in Leuven Catholic university in Belgium. He involved in human rights and especially convener of the prevention of torture attacks from 2003 to 2006. The priest was in charge for a brief period at Sri Lankan UCAN desk. He has published an English-Sinhala dictionary on theology.

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