May 31

Big Thinking at Congress

Mohamed Fahmy

Media in the Age of Terror

Wednesday, May 31 Ryerson University

This lecture took place in English, with simultaneous interpretation in French.

Mohamed Fahmy was Al Jazeera English Bureau Chief in Cairo in 2013 when he was falsely accused of being a member of the Muslim Brotherhood and imprisoned in the Scorpion maximum security prison for over 430 days. Join this award winning Egyptian-Canadian author and journalist as he discusses how press freedoms and ethics remain threatened, and the role NGOs, academics, and human rights advocates can and must play.