Panel October 7: New Media and Repressive Regimes

Bloggers for Human Rights: New Media and Repressive Regimes
Democratic Development and the Freedom of Expression
A panel discussion presented by
Rights & Democracy

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009, 5 PM to 7 PM
Fountain Room, National Arts Centre, Ottawa

The panel will be webcast live on our website.
Web participants will be invited to submit their questions online.

Opening remarks by
The Honourable Steven John Fletcher,
Minister of State (Democratic Reform)
Wael Abbas, renowned Egyptian journalist,
blogger and human rights activist

Megan Boler, Professor at the University of Toronto,
author of Digital Media and Democracy

Micheline (Mika) Lévesque, Program Officer at Rights & Democracy, and project manager for supporting Democratic Voice of Burma’s
underground journalists

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009, 5 PM to 7 PM
Fountain Room, National Arts Centre, Ottawa

Simultaneous translation.

Free public event by RSVP: [ http://www.dd-rd.ca/seminar2 ]www.dd-rd.ca/seminar2
[ http://www.dd-rd.ca/site/media/index.php?id=3036&subsection=news ]http://www.dd-rd.ca/site/media/index.php?id=3036&subsection;=news

The panel will be webcasted live on our website.
Web participants will be invited to submit their questions online.
Details available on the day of the event at http://www.dd-rd.ca/seminar2 ]www.dd-rd.ca/seminar2