Events

  • Alexandre Trudeau joins CJFE for screening of "Embedded in Baghdad

    Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) presents "Embedded in Baghdad", Alexandre Trudeau's powerful documentary about his experience living with an Iraqi family during the 2003 war on Iraq. Following the screening, CBC journalist Wendy Mesley joins Alexandre Trudeau onstage for a rare discussion about his war-time experiences in Iraq, and about the changes in Iraq he has seen since the making of the film. Mr. Trudeau recently returned to Canada after an extended visit to the Middle East this winter.

    It was a year ago this month that US forces invaded Iraq.

  • Censoring the Internet: How the digital revolution is being curbed

    Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) and World Press Photo 04 are presenting a panel of Internet experts on October 13 to discuss how the Internet is being policed and the impact this has on freedom of expression.

    Come and hear what the three experts think about policing the net. Are free market rules the only regulation, or does censorship of the Web take place in secret? Should Internet Service Providers be responsible for censoring child pornography? What if this impedes criminal investigations?

  • CJFE Presents "Spotlight ON/Spotlight OFF"

    The Canadian media is able to shine a bright spotlight on human rights issues around the world, but what happens when that spotlight is turned off? Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) presents Spotlight ON/Spotlight OFF, an event in celebration of World Press Freedom Day, which will explore this question and the challenges facing journalists in their work to inform the public about global issues.

  • RSF/CJFE Present "Mirrors of the War"

    In commemoration of World Press Freedom Day, Reporters Without Borders Canada (RWB) is organizing a Canadian tour of three Canadian cities. RWB will be hosting events in Ottawa and Montreal, and joins with Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), in presenting the event in Toronto.

  • Journalists, Leaks and Our Freedom to Read

    The Vancouver Chapter of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) is holding a panel discussion on the latest threat to your freedom to read on February 25, 2004.

  • Sister Speak to Me: A Tribute to Zahra Kazemi,

    CJFE co-sponsors premiere screening of mini-documentary in London, Ontario

    September 16, 2003 - Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) is pleased to co-sponsor the premiere screening of Sister Speak to Me: A Tribute to Zahra Kazemi at the London Public Library on Wed. September 17, at 7:00 pm in London, Ontario.

    The event features the screening of a new mini-documentary by Jamelie Hassan, visual artist and 2001 winner of the Governor General's Award in Visual Arts, and documentary filmmaker Tyson Haller.

  • War Photographer: An Antidote to Indifference?

    CJFE Presents Award-Winning Documentary at its First Movie Night

  • Upcoming fall CJFE events

    MARK YOUR CALENDAR!

    Sun., September 28

    WORD ON THE STREET
    Queen Street West
    (b/w University & Spadina)
    11 am - 6 pm

    Come out to Toronto's annual book and magazine fair and be sure to visit the CJFE booth. CJFE staff, board and volunteers will be telling the world about what we do and encouraging others to help us do it. Plus, check out the great new CJFE buttons & t-shirts. Look for the booth just west of John Street. You don't want to miss it!

    Wed., October 22

    ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & RECEPTION
    Massey College, U of T (Harbord, East of St. George)

  • "Practising Journalism in the context of Human Rights and Media Ethics: two perspectives of working in Thailand"

    Amnesty International Group 18 Canadian Association of Journalists and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
    invite you to a forum on
    Practising Journalism in the context of Human Rights and Media Ethics: two perspectives of working in Thailand
    with
    Supara Janchitfah and Kavi Chongkittavorn

  • CJFE Event on Dec. 17th: Free Expression in Burma Today and Tomorrow

    Free Expression in Burma Today and Tomorrow
    Human Rights Event
    17 December 2002

    Presented by Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
    In cooperation
    with the Burma Media Association (Canada)

    # Win Khet, exiled Burmese Editor and Central Committee member of the National League for Democracy
    # Tin Maung Than, exiled Burmese Editor and radio journalist
    # Brian John, Myanmar Coordinator for Amnesty International Canada (English-speaking Branch)

    Speakers will be followed by a question and answer period, and tea and coffee will be served.

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