21 July 2022 · 0 min read

Fighting Transnational Repression Against Journalists

Saudi Arabia’s murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Belarus’ hijacking of a plane to arrest opposition journalist Roman Protasevich, and Rwanda’s forceful rendition of Hotel Rwanda hero Paul Rusesabagina are the most well-known examples of transnational repression by authoritarian regimes.

Investigative journalist Megha Rajagopalan, Rushan Abbas from Campaign for Uyghurs, Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad and Turkish documentarian Can Dundar discuss their efforts to fight against transnational repression, particularly as it targets independent journalists.

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