Tarek Fatah Wins Annual Press Freedom Award


Ottawa: The founder of the Muslim Canadian Congress, Tarek Fatah has been recognized by the National Press Club for his perseverance as an activist, writer and broadcaster despite numerous death threats and intimidation by extremists.
For his work, Fatah has been named as winner the 2007 Press Freedom Award. Fatah was nominated for the award by the by the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
Tarek Fatah was recognized at a luncheon at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, which was also attended by Helen Thomas, the veteran American journalist known as the First Lady of the White House Press Corps. The event was moderated by Don Newman of the CBC.

 

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