Free the Detained Journalists, Bloggers and Online Activists: Protect Freedom of the Press in MENA

For World Press Freedom Day 2018 join CPJ, Reporters Without Borders, Gulf Center for Human Rights, Media Association for Peace, and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights for a conversation on press freedom in the Middle East and North Africa. Speakers: Vanessa Bassil – Executive Director of Media Association for Peace (MAP), Lebanon Sophie Busson – Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Halah Mohammed Al-Aulaqi – Independent journalist, Yemen Maytham Al-Salman – Special Advisor of Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) Rawda Ahmed – Deputy Director of the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, Egypt Ignacio Culebras – Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Moderator Khalid Ibrahim – Executive Director of Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) When: 12-14pm May 02, 2018 Where: Ramada Hotel Australia Street, Raouche, Beirut This event is free and open to the public.