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Event: Working Breakfast on Internet Freedom

30 Nov -1

Freedom House and MEP Marietje Schaake cordially invite you to a

"Working Breakfast on Internet Freedom"

June 21st from 8.00h – 9.30h in the Members Restaurant of the European Parliament

Freedom House and MEP Marietje Schaake (D66/ALDE) invite you to a working breakfast on Internet Freedom with a delegation of bloggers and human rights defenders from Syria, Tunisia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Lithuania and Hungary. The working breakfast includes briefings on the "No-Disconnect-Strategy" by senior European Commission officials, as well as a briefing on the European Parliament report on A Digital Freedom Strategy in EU Foreign Policy by MEP Marietje Schaake. Human rights defenders will share their first-hand experience with challenges to internet freedom from their respective countries and discuss effective uses of ICTs in repressive environments. List of Human Rights Activists participating in this event:
  • Mohammed Abdallah,SyrianCenter for Political & Strategic Studies,Syria
  • Shahzad Ahmed, Bytes for All,Pakistan
  • Sándor Orbán, South East European Network for Professionalization ofMedia,Hungary
  • Mohamed Fetah Zabaar, Director Freedom HouseTunisia
  • Babatope Soremi, Social Responsibility Managers, Nigeria
  • Ali S. Novruzov, Global Voices – Blogger, Azerbaijan
  • Ella Asoyan, Director of Freedom HouseLithuania