National Press Club

NPC Forum: Using Sanctions to Protect Journalists

February 11, 2019

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Run time: 85 minutes

Lawmakers, former senior State Department officials and journalists gathered at the National Press Club on Feb. 11, 2019 for a discussion about the growing use of human rights sanctions to protect journalists around the world.

Panelists at the event, sponsored by the National Press Club Journalism Institute and Club's Freedom of the Press Committee, included:

  • Rep. Tom Malinowski, D-N.J., House Foreign Affairs member and former assistant secretary of State for human rights, democracy and labor
  • Rob Berschinski, senior vice president for policy at Human Rights First and former deputy assistant secretary of State for democracy, human rights and labor
  • Courtney Radsch, advocacy director at the Committee to Protect Journalists
  • Rachel Oswald, CQ foreign policy reporter and Press Freedom vice chair (moderator)