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Assault on Freedom of Expression and Human Rights…

22 October 2021


Assault on Freedom of Expression and Human Rights in Belarus

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22 Oct 2021

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The virtual event is co-sponsored by the permanent missions of Germany, Lithuania, Poland and the United Kingdom as well as by PEN America, Human Rights Watch, and the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Moderator: Sarah Rainsford, BBC Moscow correspondent Panelists:  - Svetlana Alexeivich, Nobel Prize laureate and chair of PEN Belarus  - Taciana Niadbaj, vice-president and executive director of PEN Belarus  - Additional Belarusian panelist (TBD)  - Anaïs Marin, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus  - Rachel Denber, deputy director Europe and Central Asia, Human Rights Watch  - Gulnoza Said, Europe and Central Asia program coordinator, Committee to Protect Journalists  - Polina Sadovskaya, program director Eurasia, PEN America