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A Conversation with Mohamed Fahmy

  • World Room, Columbia University School of Journalism (map)


Mohamed Fahmy is an award-winning Egyptian-Canadian journalist and author.

His most recent post as the Egypt Bureau Chief of Al Jazeera International captured world attention when he was arrested and charged with conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood and fabricating news to serve the fundamentalist group’s agenda. He was incarcerated for over 400 days and released on September 15, 2015.

This event is co-sponsored by the Middle East Institute, the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life and the Arab and Middle Eastern Journalists Association - Columbia J-School Chapter.