The U.N Correspondents Association hosted an Emergency Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, June 25th, in the UNCA Meeting Room to discuss the recent imprisonment of three Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt.
U.N. correspondents, diplomats and U.N. staff, were invited to participate in the discussion.
Representatives from 19 U.N Missions, as well as U.N. Agencies and Staff at the U.N. Secretariat, attended the meeting to show their support.
Robert Mahoney, Deputy Director, Committee to Protect Journalists
Kate O’Brian, President Al Jazeera America
Tony Harris, Presenter Al Jazeera America
Pamela S. Falk, President, U.N. Correspondents Association
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