Facts and betrayal – the other side of human rights in Ethiopia

Mesfin Negash Photo Ninke Liebert Photography

Mesfin Negash Photo: Ninke Liebert Photography

The perception about the human rights situation in Ethiopia differs depending on if you ask the Government, the citizens, local human rights defenders or the International community. Independent journalist Mesfin Negash was forced to go into exile because of his work. Now a Swedish resident he continues to spread news about human rights and politics in Ethiopia.

Welcome to a discussion about human rights, perceptions and betrayal

Mesfin Negash is May month’s human rights defender, read his story on our website.

The discussion is led by Erik Esbjörnson, Programme Developer in new regions at Civil Rights Defenders.

Please note that the seminar is held in the afternoon!

Date: Wednesday May 30, 2012
Time: 17.00 – 18:00 (coffee/tea and sandwiches served from 16:30)
Location: Stora Nygatan 26, Stockholm

Sign up via anmalan@civilrightsdefenders.org, no later than May 29.

View the seminar live or afterwards on our Bambuser channel.

This seminar is part of our series One Hour of Human Rights. The seminar will be held in English.

Categories: Uncategorized.
Tags: Freedom of expression, Freedom of the press, Mesfin Negash, and One hour of human rights.
Regions: Ethiopia and Sweden.