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Saturday, October 10 • 10:30 - 11:30
How To Investigate Modern Slavery

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Reporting On Modern Day Slavery – Lessons We Learned

The aim of this talk is to instruct others, to learn from our successes and failures and to alert them to the best ways of reporting the issue.

Irish investigative reporter Sean O'Driscoll focuses on conditions for migrant workers in the Gulf states and gives insight into the realities of police surveillance, media bribery, harassment and deportation in these countries.

O'Driscoll was himself deported from the United Arab Emirates in October 2014 after beeing tailed for months by pursuit cars, bribed, propositioned to spy on other foreign journalists and possibly traced by way of his cell phone. Read more on that in this Newsweek article.

Tobore Ovuoire from Nigeria's Premium Times went undercover to unravel how trafficking rings operate as proper organised crime syndicates.


Moderators
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Sidsel Wold

Journalist, NRK
Sidsel Wold is a foreign affairs reporter at NRK, the main public non-commercial TV&Radio-station in Norway.She studied European history, political Science and Russian language & litterature at the University in Oslo before she graduated at the Journalism School in Oslo in 1990.Wold has ben a general news reporter at NRK Radio, reporter at the foreign news desk, freelancer in Jerusalm for NRK between 2003 and 2004 and Middle East... Read More →

Speakers
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Tobore Ovuorie

Investigative journalist, Premium Times
Tobore Ovuorie is a dogged multiple-award winning investigative and health journalist with several years of experience covering health, politics, foreign, women, fashion, crime and business beats. She mainly investigates human rights abuses, corruption, health and regulatory failures. Currently, she is a senior investigative reporter with Premium Times, Nigeria’s most vibrant online news medium. | | Her educational background in English... Read More →
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Sean O’Driscoll

Journalist, The Times
Sean O’Driscoll is an investigative journalist who worked for four years in the UAE. His investigations into migrant worker rights have appeared in the Guardian, the New York Times, The Sunday Times and other publications. He was deported from the UAE in October, 2014 and is now a staff member of the UK Times newspaper. He is currently working on a documentary for Vice-HBO on the treatment of construction workers in the UAE and a BBC... Read More →


Saturday October 10, 2015 10:30 - 11:30
Lillehammer 1-2 (Keynote hall)

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