CJFE will be holding a live chat with exiled Eritrean journalist Aaron Berhane, now living in Toronto. This event is part of an international campaign against impunity facing journalists, writers, human rights defenders, and others seeking to express themselves.The live chat will be moderated by Susan McClelland, award-winning journalist and author of "The Bite of the Mango." Berhane will discuss his first hand experience with impunity, the perils he faced as a journalist in the most censored country in the world, and his pursuit of free expression in Canada today.


Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.