This afternoon Brett Solomon from ACCESSNOW.org hosted a LIVE web symposium connecting people from all corners of the world to address the recent developments in the Middle EAST with revolutions in EGYPT and Tunisia, how the internet is influencing reports from the region, and status updates from journalists and citizens on the ground using social media, and other tech to give live updates.
There was a great panel that included people from Guatemala, Boston, NYC, Egypt, Tunisia, Brussels, and Yemen.
View entire Participant List below:
Frank La Rue: United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression (from Guatemala)
Marietje Schaake: Dutch Member of the European Parliament (from Brussels)
Jillian York: Harvard University – Berkman Center (from Boston, MA)
Tarek Amr: Egyptian Digital Activist on Global Voices (from Cairo, Egypt)
Walid Al-Saqaf: Yemeni software developer and journalist (from Yemen)
Mohamed ElGohary: Egyptian Activist (conference call-in from Egypt)
Aasil Ahmad: Democracy Activist (from Washington DC)
Brett Solomon: Moderator – Access (from Watchitoo Headquarters in NY)
Watch the entire discussion here:
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