Wed Nov 14, 2007 by Anil Kalhan
NYC EVENT: Emergency in Pakistan: Formulating an International Response @ Columbia Univ School of Journalism
Emergency in Pakistan: Formulating an International Response
Location: Columbia School of Journalism, Rm 601C
The current political crisis in Pakistan will be discussed including the
suspension of civil liberties, judicial purges, media blackout, and arrests
of over 2,000 lawyers, students, human rights activists and academics. The
focus will be on the challenges facing journalists in Pakistan in particular
and how international civil and human rights actors can formulate an
effective response to the situation.
Director of Asia Program, International Crisis Group NYC
GEO TV NY Correspondent (Pakistan’s premier news channel which has been off
the air since the imposition of emergency)
Freelance broadcast journalist and documentary filmmaker of “We Are Not
Free,” about media censorship in Pakistan.