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Courage in Journalism – Stories of Bravery and Determination

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A special keynote dinner panel at the East-West International Media Conference in Yangon, Myanmar on March 10, 2014 featuring four journalists who have overcome confinement, torture and abuse for their reporting. With: -- U WIN TIN, a Founder of National League for Democracy (NLD); Journalist Imprisoned for 18 Years, Yangon, Myanmar (comments delivered for U Win Tin by Dr. PE MYINT) --Najiba AYUBI, Director, The Killid Group of Local Radio and National Magazine News Outlets; 2013 Courage in Journalism Award from International Women’s Media Foundation, Kabul, Afghanistan --Umar CHEEMA, Investigative Journalist, The News International; Co-founder, Center for Investigative Reporting in Pakistan, 2011 Committee to Protect Journalists International Press Freedom Award, Islamabad, Pakistan --Roxana SABERI, Senior Producer/Reporter, Al Jazeera America, Recipient of the Medill Medal of Courage, New York City, New York, USA Moderator: Barbara TRIONFI