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Let's talk about: Gender-based online violence with Ghada Oueiss and Iyad El-Baghadadi
Saturday, June 17
- 4:00 P.M.
Join the co-founder of the Kawaakibi Foundation, Iyad El-Baghadadi, in a conversation with Ghada Oueiss, the principal presenter of Al Jazeera Arabic. Together, they will delve into the topic of disinformation in the Arab world and shed light on the ongoing brutal gender-based online violence campaigns since the Arab Spring of 2011. This insightful discussion will address the importance of media literacy and the need to combat misinformation.
Ghada Oueiss is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience in Broadcast Journalism. Renowned for hard-hitting investigative interviews and commitment to impartiality in news coverage. Dedicated to human rights and gender equality.
Iyad El-Baghdadi is a Palestinian intellectual who was forcibly exiled from the UAE in April 2014. He is a fellow at Norwegian liberal think tank Civita and board member at Munathara, the Arab debate NGO. He lives in Oslo, Norway, where he has been granted political asylum.
The Concert is a part of the Kawaakibi Foundations Let's Talk About-series that takes place at Melahuset 16th and 17th of June. Don't miss the other events:
- Let's talk about: A conversation with activists about the Middle East
- Concert with Ramy Essam
- Let's talk about: Exhibition opening: MA3GOL! Satirical Use of Stock Images in Alhdood Network
Welcome to a conversation with Iyad El-Baghadadi, co-founder of Kawaakibi Foundation, and Ghada Oueiss, host of Al Jazeera Arabic. Through discussions about disinformation and the brutal, gender-based online campaigns that have become common since the Arab Spring, the importance of editor-driven media and the fight against misinformation will be addressed.