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    If I am lawless, how do I end up working with Aljazeera, BBC and other international media – Anas

    Investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has rubbished claims that he undertakes his various investigations on societal issues in an unlawful manner.

    According to Anas, in his many years of investigation, he has worked with international and world-recognized media houses such as the BBC, Aljazeera. He noted that these media houses are known for their credibility and would not afford to tarnish their brand by working with a lawless journalist.

    During a Disrupt Lab event in Germany, he said, “I am a lawyer and when I go undercover, I know the exact evidence that I need to allow prosecution. Undercover must always be a last resort and it must always be in the public interest.

    “I work guided by the BBC ofcom rules. The Ofcom rules are strict. If I am lawless, how do I end up working with Aljazeera, BBC and other international media.”

    He added that “My journalism may not be sweet in your ears, but it gives results.”

    Anas Aremeyaw Anas, known for his unconventional style of investigative journalism, has consistently focused on anti-corruption and human rights/social justice in his journalistic endeavors. Despite the risks and opposition from some public officials, he remains committed to his work.

    Anas Aremeyaw Anas has frequently faced threats to his life and the safety of those close to him due to the nature of his work.

    He is of the assertion that his kind of investigative journalism addresses important issues in the context of Ghana’s societal and political landscape, hence does not plan on quitting what he does.


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