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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 program personnel, as well as conducting training himself. He was previously program director and director of training at ICFJ. | | He has worked as a reporter... Read More →

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Rafael Marques de Morais

Editor, Maka Angola
Rafael Marques de Morais is the editor of Maka Angola. Hes an investigative journalist and anti-corruption activist from Angola. Educated at Oxford he began his career in journalism in the state-owned newspaper “Jornal de Angola” but was soon fired for his articles critical of president Jose Eduardo dos Santos. In 1999 his articles also landed him in jail for the first time. He has since gone on doing work on human rights abuses... Read More →

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

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