Defending Media Freedom: Staying Independent, Impartial and Free

Tuesday, 5 November  | 6pm – 8.30pm 

A panel discussion hosted by One World Media and supported by Al Jazeera.

Threats to media freedom are increasing worldwide and journalists and filmmakers are facing the risk of imprisonment for holding power to account. With hundreds of reporters currently in prison, we will hear first-hand about the fight to release them. As well as setting out what needs to happen to protect other reporters navigating restrictions and threats.

Date & Time: 6pm – 8.30pm, Tuesday 5 November
Location: Channel 4, 124 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 2TX
Tickets: FREE


Dr. Zahera Harb, City University of London (chair)
Abdulla AlNajjar, Executive Director, Global Brand & Communications, Al Jazeera Media Network
Anthony Hudson QC, Matrix Law
Janet McBride, International Enterprise Editor, Reuters
Sahar Zand, Presenter of Censored for Unreported World
Rebecca Vincent, UK Bureau Director, Reporters Without Borders