Sound of Torture - Q&A with activist Meron Estefanos and director Keren Shayo

Sound of Torture
Voertaal: Engels

When & where?

dinsdag 25 maart 2014 - 15:00
Zaal 1, Filmhuis Den Haag

Q&A with activist Meron Estefanos and director Keren Shayo. Moderator is Hélène Michaud.

Meron Estefanos is an Eritrean journalist and human rights activist. She is a contributor to the leading Eritrean diaspora news site Asmarino and a presenter for Radio Erena. Estefanos is the co-founder of the International Commission on Eritrean Refugees, an advocacy organization for the rights of Eritrean refugees, victims of trafficking, and victims of torture. She actively campaigns for freedom and democracy in her country, which has suffered under the dictatorship of Isaias Afwerki since 1993. Read more about Meron Estefanos.

Keren Shayo is a writer, cinematographer and director. Earlier documentaries she contributed to as a cinematographer are María en tierra de nadie in 2011 and Ha-Plitim in 2008.

Hélène Michaud is a producer of radio and web news and features with RNW's Africa Desk, in both French and English. She is also a journalistic skills trainer.