Crusading journalist and civil society activist Faisal Salih is this year’s winner of the Peter Mackler Award:
Salih has sought to expose crime and corruption within the regime of Omar al Bashir, Sudan‘s current President and accused war criminal. For this, he has been imprisoned and harassed incessantly.
An experienced journalist and columnist for various Sudanese publications, Salih is also director of programs at Teeba Press, a non-government organisation that trains journalists in Sudan. He was the former editor-in-chief of Al-Adwaa daily and a columnist for several other publications.
Hear Faisal speak of his experiences and the challenges faced by journalists in Africa today.
Click on the link below to purchase your tickets – 100% of the proceeds go to the Peter Mackler Award Fund.
When: Thursday October 24, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT Add to Calendar
Where: National Press Club 529 14th Street NW 13th Floor Washington, DC 20045