Wednesday, 25 September 2013
IPI Executive Director Alison Bethel McKenzie
Alison Bethel McKenzie and Al-Jazeera's Washington bureau chief to discuss Egypt situation on Sept. 27 at National Press Club in Washington
Since the Egyptian military seized power on July 3, 2013, foreign and domestic journalists and news organisations working in the country have faced harassment, detention and broadcast prohibitions. Underscoring the challenges facing journalists in Egypt, International Press Institute (IPI) Executive Director Alison Bethel McKenzie and Al-Jazeera Washington, D.C., Bureau Chief Abderrahim Foukara will discuss violations of press freedom in one of Washington’s closest Middle East allies.