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Human rights and free expression conference

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Human rights and free expression conference

Photograph of the audience at a conference titled Por la Libertad de Expresión y los Derechos Humanos, which took place in Asunción on 2 November 2017 and was held as part of PEN International’s Day of the Dead Campaign – an inititative that was launched on 2 November 2011 as a means of annually commemorating writers and journalists who have been murdered, or who have disappeared, as a result of their work. Emi Kasamatsu, president of the Paraguayan Centre (2007-12; 2017-19), can be seen seated on the right hand side of the front row. This event, which was the first of this kind held by the Paraguayan Centre, featured talks by well-known journalists, poets and radio hosts, and was widely reported upon in the Paraguayan press.

Human rights and free expression conference

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Conferencia de derechos humanos y libertad de expresión

Fotografía del público en una conferencia tituladaPor la Libertad de Expresión y los Derechos Humanos, que tuvo lugar en Asunción el 2 de noviembre de 2017, en el marco de la campaña del Día de los Muertos de PEN Internacional; una inciativa empezada el 2 de noviembre de 2011 para recordar anualmente alos escritores y periodistas asesinados o desaparecidos, por haber ejercido su trabajo. Emi Kasamatsu, presidenta del Centro Paraguayo (2007-12; 2017-19), puede verse sentada en la parte derecha de la primera fila. El evento, el primero de esta clase celebrado por el Centro Paraguayo, contó con charlas de periodistas, poetas y presentadores de radio de renombre, y tuvo un gran impacto en la prensa paraguaya.

Date:

02/11/2017

Creator:

Paraguayan Centre

Centre:

Paraguayan Centre  (PEN Paraguay)

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