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Countering Censorship: Policies for Media and State Actors to Improve Access to Information for Iranian Citizens Through TV, Radio and the Internet

Pakistani journalists demonstrate against the attacks on the offices of the private Geo news channel and english daily The News International, in Islamabad on Friday, 16 March 2007. Windows were smashed in the lobby as police officers tried to interrupt transmission of violent scenes near the Supreme Court, where suspended chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry stood before a panel of judges over allegations of misuse of office. EPA/NADEEM KHAWER +++(c) dpa - Report+++

26 June, 11:30 p.m., Room C
Hosted by Radio Zamaneh

In this interactive, town hall style seminar organized by Deutsche Welle and Radio Zamaneh, Iranian journalists, internet security and cyberwar experts and policymakers and the seminar participants discuss various policies, best practices and methods to push back on Iran-based efforts to curb independent media, bloggers and citizen reporters to report from, and on Iran, and to disseminate information freely to an Iranian audience.

Topics of discussion will include satellite hacking and internet jamming from Iran, technological and other needs of independent Iranian media, and (proposed) legislation and other actions from states and multilateral organizations like the EU that contribute to countering censorship and promote free speech and press freedom in Iran.

Moderator:

de Wolff, Arjen
Executive Director, Radio Zamaneh, Amsterdam,The Netherlands