July 24, 2008 - “Beijing Olympics 2008: Winning Press Freedom” Publication Now Available On-line or by Mail
The World Press Freedom Committee has just published the companion book to its “Beijing Olympics 2008: Winning Press Freedom” conference held in Paris, April 18-19. The book contains presentations and comments by some of the world’s most renowned experts in the field of human rights in China, especially about press freedom and the lack thereof in that country. Such experts include Jean-Philippe Béja, Research Director of the International Relations Studies Center in Paris; Dr. Merle Goldman, Professor Emerita of History at Boston University; Gao Yu, journalist winner of UNESCO’s Annual World Press Freedom Prize; Libby Liu, President of Radio Free Asia; Richard Winfield, WPFC Chairman; Watson Meng, Founder of Boxum News, and many others. The book is available online at http://www.wpfc.org/Publications.html. Printed copies of this book may be obtained by contacting WPFC at firstname.lastname@example.org.