Pulitzer Center Update

Iason Athanasiadis at the Woodrow Wilson Center, 11/30

Pulitzer Center

The Middle East Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center

and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

present

Prisons and Protests:
Covering Iran After the Election

A panel discussion with

Iason Athanasiadis
Freelance journalist

Barbara Slavin
Assistant Managing Editor for World and National Security,
The Washington Times

Jon Sawyer
Executive Director, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Iason Athanasiadis is a writer, photographer, and documentary filmmaker covering Middle Eastern current affairs from his Istanbul base. He reported on Iran's presidential election for American and British news outlets, including The Washington Times, on a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. He was jailed at the direction of Iran's Intelligence Ministry and held for three weeks in solitary confinement at Tehran's Evin Prison. He was a consultant on A Death in Iran, a documentary for the BBC and PBS Frontline that aired earlier this month.

Monday, November 30, 2009
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
5th Floor Conference Room
Woodrow Wilson Center

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