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PROTECTING THE TRUTH: Safety for Journalists and Whistleblowers

30 January 2018 @ 18 h 30 min - 21 h 00 min

GUE/NGL MEPs kindly invite you to the event:

PROTECTING THE TRUTH: Safety for Journalists and Whistleblowers


Room A1G2 18.30 – 21.00

European Parliament, Brussels

 In Honour of the journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia


18:30               Opening by Gabi ZIMMER, MEP & President of the GUE/NGL group


18.40               Introductory Remarks, Stelios KOULOGLOU, MEP & Miguel URBAN, MEP


Honouring Ms Daphne Caruana Galizia, Journalist

In the presence of her family Andrew & Matthew CARUANA GALIZIA

Video Screening


Panel Discussion

                        Freedom of Press and Freedom of Information IN DANGER


19:20               Julie MAJERCZAK, Head of Brussels Office, Reporters without Borders

Edouard PERRIN, Lux-Leaks Reporter, Member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, ICIJ

Julian ASSANGE, Founder of WikiLeaks, Skype Intervention


19.50               “Memoria de un crimen de guerra” Film Screening

Discussion with David COUSO, brother of journalist José COUSO and spokesperson of the family on the fight for justice and against US impunity

20:40               Q&A / Discussion, Moderation and Closing Takis HADJIGEORGIOU, MEP


Translation will be provided: EN-FR-EL-ES

During the event sli.do application will be used.


Streaming will be available during the event here

For more information, contact Veronica Grondona Veronica.grondona@europarl.europa.eu

This event was initiated by GUE/NGL MEPs and members of the ‘Panama Papers’ Inquiry Committee, Stelios Kouloglou, Miguel Urbán, Patrick Le Hyaric, Martin Schirdewen, Takis Hadjigeorgiou, as well as MEP Javier Couso.


30 January 2018
18 h 30 min - 21 h 00 min
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