Event scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. EDT on Friday, September 28, 2018.
Committee to Protect Journalists Executive Director Joel Simon, Reuters President and CPJ board member Stephen J. Adler, and human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, who represents the imprisoned Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, speak on a panel at the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The event highlights global press freedom violations and the imprisonment of journalists around the world, with a special focus on cases in Egypt, Kyrgyzstan, Bangladesh, and Myanmar.
Join the discussion online by using #FreeThePress and #FreeWaLoneKyawSoeOo on Twitter and Facebook.
Editor’s Note: This blog post has been updated to reflect that Adler is a member of CPJ’s board.