Under fire in Yemen: Human rights defenders, journalists and civilian casualties

CPJ Middle East and North Africa Program Coordinator Sherif Mansour is speaking on a panel on Thursday, June 16, 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland. The focus is on Yemen, where human rights defenders, journalists, and civilians have increasingly come under fire.


Radhya Al-Mutawakel, chairperson of Mwatana Organizations for Human Rights (video statement)

Afrah Nasser, human rights defender & blogger from Yemen

Sherif Mansour, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)

Nicolaas Agostini, FIDH representative to the U.N.

Khalid Ibrahim, Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR)

Moderator: John Fisher, Human Rights Watch (HRW)

WHEN: Thursday, June 16, 2016, 1 PM – 2 PM

WHERE: Room XIX, Palais des Nations, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland