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Friday, May 19 • 10:30 - 11:00
IPI Conversation with Can Dündar

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Since his flight from Turkey in the face of politically motivated charges, former Cumhuriyet Editor-in-Chief Can Dündar has become one of the most influential and outspoken voices of the new Turkish diaspora, calling on Europe to stand against the annihilation of media freedom in his country. In this one-on-one interview, hear why he decided he had to leave and the consequences of that decision, the degree to which life in exile has freed and limited his ability to promote media independence in his country, and his view on the long-term implications of Turkey's ongoing crackdown on dissent.

Moderators
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Steven Ellis

Director of Advocacy and Communications, International Press Institute (IPI)
Steven M. Ellis coordinates IPI’s advocacy and communication activities, and previously served as senior press freedom adviser, focusing on Europe and North America. Before joining IPI he was a reporter for daily newspaper The Metropolitan News-Enterprise covering courts and the legal community in Los Angeles. He graduated magna cum laude from the Michigan State University College of Law and is a licensed attorney in Illinois and Michigan, where he practiced law after serving as a legal clerk in the Office of Executive Counsel to the Governor of Michigan. He also holds a... Read More →

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Can Dündar

Journalist, #ÖZGÜRÜZ
A journalist, columnist and documentary filmmaker, Can Dündar has written for several Turkish newspapers, including Hürriyet, Sabah and Milliyet, produced TV programs for various channels, and published over 20 books. Editor-in-chief of the centre-left newspaper Cumhuriyet until August 2016, he and Ankara bureau chief Erdem... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 10:30 - 11:00
House of the Patriotic Society (*Reimarus Room)

Attendees (20)