ANHRI and the Tunisian Center for Freedom of the Press conclude the third training workshop in Sousse under the title “Internet serving freedom of expression.”
Cairo – Susa 30 April 2012
Both ANHRI and the Tunisian Center for Freedom of the Press concluded the third training session held in Sousse city in Tunisia during the period from 27-28 April 2012 under the title “Internet serving freedom of expression”.
The workshop which was held over two days in Sousse, included practical training on new media and social networks (face book, Twitter, Flicker and bambuser) and techniques of live broadcasts using the mobile in addition to using internet to design campaigns. The last part of the workshop was on international conventions and treaties and the most important laws that protect the freedom of opinion expression. The workshop comes within the framework of a series of workshops to be in the coming period in cities outside the capital of Tunisia as part of the project IFEX Tunisia Monitoring Group (IFEX-TMG): web site http://ifex.org/tunisia/tmg/ facebook https://www.facebook.com/
15 trainees between 18 and 30 years old from Sousse participated in the workshop that was facilitated by Wael Abbas, Egyptian Journalist Blogger, Mina Mamdouh, Egyptian Researcher at ANHRI, Ghayyath El Gendi, Supporting Campaigns Manager in IFEX, and AbdulKarim El Hizawi, Director of African Centre for Training Journalists and Communicators in Tunisia.
Mr. Fahem Boukadous, the training program coordinator at Tunisian Centre for Freedom of the Press said: ” Freedom of expression was and will continue to be whether under dictatorship or during the democratic transition between containment and confiscation, which makes communication techniques and modern technologies one of the ports for truth and the most available source of information to the widest ranges of population, that is why the training of Sousse and others before or will be after are to encourage the engagement in this path and the devotion to the role of internet in supporting new democracy in Tunisia ”
Sarah Sabry the training program coordinator from ANHRI said: “The successive sessions in different parts of Tunisia are a real opportunity to build the capacity of young people eager to learn new media tools because it represent a free space for a real expression of their opinions.”
Tunisian Center for Freedom of the Press
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