Side event: Freedom of expression in China
7 March 2019

Side event: Freedom of expression in China

China

UNCENSORED: A CONVERSATION ON FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN CHINA

13 March 2019 13h30-14h30
Room XXIII, Palais des Nations, Geneva

In November 2018, China underwent its Universal Periodic Review and received many recommendations on freedom of expression, both online and off. This event will elevate the views of civil society actors who are committed to seeing improvements in the protection of freedom of expression in China.

Panelists:

  • Judith Lichtenberg, Director of Lawyers for Lawyers
  • A 1989 democracy activist
  • UyghurPENrepresentative
  • Steven Butler, Asia Program Coordinator, Committee to Protect Journalists
  • Sarah M Brooks, Asia Advocate, International Service for Human Rights

Light refreshments will be served.

Follow us at: @ISHRglobal @pressfreedom @CPJAsia @article19org @RSF_inter Join the Conversation: #ChinaUPR

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