The Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York is hosting a lecture by the Somali journalist Abdiaziz Abdinur Ibrahim entitled ‘Human rights journalism at the local level – media and conflict in Somalia’.
The event will take place AEW/104, Alcuin College East Wing, University of York on Thursday 6 February 2014, 3.30pm.
Abdiaziz is a freelance journalist based in Mogadishu, Somalia, who has written extensively for local Somali media as well as international news outlets such as The Guardian on the human rights situation in his country. He has particularly focused on the protection of journalists and internally displaced people in Somalia. Abdiaziz is currently a visiting fellow on the Centre’s Protective Fellowship Scheme for Human Rights Defenders at Risk. In his talk Abdiaziz will discuss the challenges journalists face when working on the local level in conflict situations.
Abdiaziz Abdinur Ibrahim won the 2014 Oxfam Novib/PEN International Free Expression Award.
Admission is free and there is no need to book.
More info: https://www.york.ac.uk/cahr/news/events/events-2014/journalism-africa-talk/