Censorship and Power in Iran

Submitted by ub on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 15:45

Screening & Discussion

Maziar Bahari, Journalist and Filmmaker

Joel Simon, Committee to Protect Journalists

in conversation with Jon Stewart, Political Satirist

As Iran nears elections in June, the government has launched renewed assaults on the media with arrests, repression, and harassment. Join us for a special screening of Forced Confessions, a film documenting the history of this tactic in Iran, followed by a discussion exploring the political, social, and personal implications of criminalizing the press, along with the worrying trends under new governments in Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya.

May 8, 2013

7:30 p.m.

Photo: Parsa

Tickets $25

Purchase here:

Bonus: Ticket holders will receive a personal copy of Attacks on the Press

School of Visual Arts

333 West 23rd Street

Hosted by:

Committee to Protect Journalists, PEN American Center & International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran