Date(s) - 02/05/2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Freedom of the Press, Freedom of Speech and Human Rights
Mohamed Fahmy is a multi-award winning Egyptian-Canadian author and journalist, speaking on topics such as freedom of expression, militant Islam, terrorism, human rights, corporate media responsibility, journalism in conflict zones, extremism, and Middle East politics.
Fahmy escaped from Kuwait with his family during the first Gulf War in 1990. He entered Iraq on the first day of the war in 2003 with the Los Angeles Times. He spent 15 years reporting from the Middle East and North Africa for CNN, BBC, and Al Jazeera English, and completed a one-year stint in 2007 with the International Committee for the Red Cross protecting the rights of political prisoners, the missing, and refugees in Beirut.
The Lecture will take place in the Capitol “A” Ballroom at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre, Regina, Saskatchewan on Wednesday, May 2 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.
The 2018 Mary Donaldson Memorial Lecture is sponsored by Regina Public Library and Dr. John Archer Library, University of Regina