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8 January 2008

Amnesty International to launch Bangla website and discuss freedom of expression in Bangladesh

MEDIA ADVISORY 

Amnesty International, Drik News and Drishtipat are hosting a seminar on freedom of expression in Dhaka on January 9th at 6 pm.

Amnesty International Secretary General, Irene Khan, will talk to young journalists, bloggers and activists about the state of freedom of expression in Bangladesh. The meeting will also discuss the important role that the media can play in protecting citizen rights and steps that can be proposed to the Caretaker Government to ensure a free space for human rights defenders and journalists.

Irene Khan will also launch Amnesty International’s Bangla website at this event - www.amnesty.org/bangla

The event will take place at Drik Gallery.

AI Index: PRE01/005/2008
Region Asia And The Pacific
Country Bangladesh
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