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Saturday, October 10 • 09:00 - 10:00
Investigative Reporting in Repressive Regimes

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Angolan investigative reporter and anti-corruption activist Rafael Marques de Morais is editor of the newssite MakaAngola  and author of the book “Blood Diamonds; Corruption and Torture in Angola.” In his book, Marques de Morais accuses some of Angolas top generals of human rights violations and corruption, an accusation that recently led to him being convicted for “defamation.” Marques de Morais has received several awards for his work, in March he received the Freedom of Expression award from the UK-based Index on Censorship.

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Patrick Butler

Vice President, International Center for Journalists
Patrick Butler is Vice President for Programs at the International Center for Journalists, a non-profit organization that works to improve the skills and standards of journalists and media around the world. He oversees the development and execution of ICFJ programs and supervises... Read More →

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Rafael Morais

President, Centro de Estudos Ufolo
IPI member Rafael Marques de Morais is an Angolan journalist and human rights defender focused on investigating government corruption and abuses in the diamond industry. He was imprisoned for his work in 1999 for calling Angolan President Dos Santos a dictator in an article titled... Read More →

Saturday October 10, 2015 09:00 - 10:00 CEST
Lillehammer 1-2 (Keynote hall)

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