Seminar: Media under pressure before election

Benedicte BernerPrior to the presidential election on March 4, the Russian authorities try to control the media and silence critical voices. Political talk shows have been cancelled and journalists fired.

Meanwhile, more and more Russians have access to independent reports through social and international media.

Benedicte Berner, Vice Head of Civil Rights Defenders board and media analyst with focus on Russia, is monitoring the media situation during the Presidential election. Hear her speak about the Russian media climate.

The seminar is moderated by Robert Hårdh, human rights lawyer and Executive Director at Civil Rights Defenders.

Date: Friday March 9.
Time: 9.00–10.00

Place: Civil Rights Defenders, Stora Nygatan 26, Stockholm

Register before March 7, at anmalan@civilrightsdefenders.org

Categories: Events and Uncategorized.
Tags: Benedicte Berner and Robert Hårdh.
Regions: Russia.