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Forum speaker to focus on human rights in times of crises

Feb 24, 2021

On March 16 at 4 p.m. Flagler College Forum on Government and Public Policy will host Emily Fishbein, a Southeast Asia Rainforest Journalism Fund grantee of the Pulitzer Center. She will deliver a virtual lecture "Tracking Human Rights During a Crisis.” This event is free and open to the public virtually.

This event is free and open to the public virtually by visiting this link.

Color photo of Emily Fishbein.

Fishbein is a grantee reporter based in Myanmar since 2015. Her many stories and projects include “A Distant Peace: Voices From Rakhine state, Myanmar” project covering “Rakhine: Where the Military Is More Feared Than the Coronavirus” and “In Myanmar’s Rakhine State, Trust in Armed Group Grows as Election Hopes Fade.” She’s also co-author on two articles covering jade mining as part of the project, “Buried Hopes: Stories from Kachin’s Jade Mines.” Previously, she worked with refugees in the country. She is financially supported by the Rainforest Journalism Fund of South East Asia.

Flagler College Forum on Government and Public Policy has invited nationally-recognized journalists and commentators to St. Augustine since 1998 in order to discuss issues of importance in regional, state and federal government. At this time, all Forums will take place virtually via the following link.

Forums are free and open to the public for virtual participation. If you are a person with a disability and need reasonable accommodations, please contact Phil Pownall at 904-819-6460. Sign Language Interpreters are available upon request with a minimum of three days’ notice.

Call 904-826-8677 or visit here for more information.

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