Accidental campaigners and international diplomacy

Gui Minhai and Raif Badawi composite

Frankfurt Book Fair, Weltempfang Stage, Friday October 12th 10:30am-11:30am

Two IPA Prix Voltaire recipients are deprived of their freedom - Gui Minhai and Raif Badawi. Their closest family will speak about becoming a human rights campaigner and how international action could make a difference. They will be joined by Kristenn Einarsson, Chair of the International Publishers Association’s Freedom to Publish Committee to look at the status of the freedom to publish around the world and how campaigners should engage with international bodies to liberate freedom of expression defenders.

Moderator: Peter Craven (Deutsche Welle)

Panellists: Angela Gui, Ensaf Haidar, Kristenn Einarsson,

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