#WordPressFreedomDay

Norwegian PEN condemns the murders of journalists.

Commemorating the 35 journalists killed in 2018:

Abadullah Hananzai
Abdul Manan Arghand
Ahmad Shah
Ali Saleemi
Ghazi Rasooli
Maharram Durrani
Nowroz Ali Rajabi
Sabawoon Kakar
Saleem Talash
Shah Marai
Yar Mohammad Tokhi
Ueliton Bayer Brizon
Paúl Rivas Bravo
Juan Javier Ortega Reyes
Efraín Segarra Abril
Navin Nischal
Vijay Singh
Sandeep Sharma
Ahmed Abu Hussein
Yaser Murtaja
Tyron Brown
Leslie Ann Pamela Montenegro del Real
Leobardo Vázquez Atzin
Ángel Eduardo Gahona
Edmund Sestoso
Maksim Borodin
Ján Kuciak
Abdul Rahman Ismael Yassin
Bashar al-Attar
Kamel abu al-Walid
Obeida abu Omar
Mohammad al-Qadasi
Abdullah al-Qadry
Abdullah al-Montasser.

May 3: World Press Freedom Day

World Press freedom Day  2012

Thursday 3 May 2012, at. 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., at  Fritt Ord, Uranienborgveien 2, Oslo

Female journalists under attack – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Violence, harassment and abuse against women journalists – what can be done to improve journalists’ safety?

Keynote speech: Vigdis Lian, head of the Norwegian National Commission for UNESCO
Panel: Hannah Storm and Helena Williams, editors of the book «No Woman’s Land. On the Frontlines with Female Reporters» (2012), published by the International News Safety Institute, London
Khadija Ismayilova, investigative journalist, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, Baku
Taghreed El-Khodary, freelance journalist and analyst with a background as a reporter in The New York Times and Al-Hayat/LBC TV, Gaza
Sidsel Wold, journalist and former Middle East correspondent for Norwegian Broadcasting Systems (NRK)
Gry Larsen, State Secretary of Foreign Affairs

Moderator: Gro Holm, commentator  on foreign affairs, NRK

Media, government and transparency after the terrorist attack on 22 July – 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Government envisaged more openness and more democracy – how  do journalists view this?

Keynote: Trond Idås, adviser,  Norwegian Union of Journalists, launching a survey on journalists’ working conditions after 22 July
Panel: Per Anders Johansen, political journalist,  Aftenposten, Oslo
Helje Solberg, news editor, VG (daily), Oslo
Elisabeth Eide, professor of journalism at the Oslo College and Vice President of Norwegian PEN
Hans Kristian Amundsen, State Secretary at Office of the Prime Minister

Moderator: Ole Torp, «anchor man» at NRK

Registration: pressefrihetensdag@fritt-ord.no

Organizers: Fritt Ord Foundation, the Norwegian Union of Journalists, Norwegian PEN, the Norwegian Press Association, the Association of Norwegian Editors, IPI Norway and the Norwegian National Commission for UNESCO