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Press freedom in Iran: panel discussion

24 May 2018
10:00 - 12:00
European Parliament, Room A5G1

On Thursday 24 May, Marietje Schaake is hosting a event at the occassion of the launch of the report by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ): 

On the table: Why now is the time to sway Rouhani to meet his promises for press freedom in Iran

The report focuses on threats to and opportunities for the Iranian press and the extent to which President Rouhani has kept his campaign promises of a more open Iran.  

Through presentations by a panel of experts, the event will address the record of the Rouhani administration in terms of fulfilling press freedom promises, as well as the continued detention of journalists and social media users, journalist’s self-censorship in the context of uncovering abuses of human rights and the rule of law, and future opportunities for reforms.  

Please register below by Friday 18 May (12:00) and join us for the discussion, featuring: 

Hanif Zarrabi-Kashani

CPJ Iran Consultant  

Mahsa Alimardani

Researcher Article 19

Sherif Mansour

CPJ Middle East and North Africa Program Coordinator


If you’re interested in attending the event, register by filling in this form.

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