South China Morning Post
12 December 2015
A South China Morning Post reporter has received the Chinese University Journalism Award for his coverage of Erwiana Sulistyaningsih's family and how her plight has affected Indonesia's policy of exporting domestic workers.
News reporter Phila Siu [LLM(Human Rights) candidate] last night received a certificate of merit in the biannual award's feature or commentary group for newspapers and magazines.
His award-winning entry features a collection of interviews with Indonesian government advisers and local labour groups, with the centrepiece being a profile feature on Erwiana's father, Rohmad Saputro.
Erwiana became a global media sensation in January last year, when a fellow Indonesian who chanced upon her at Hong Kong's airport noticed her bruised appearance and reported it to police. Her then employer, Law Wan-tung, 44, was subsequently arrested, while Erwiana spent nearly a month in an Indonesian hospital.... Click here to read the full article.