Freedom and Expression in the Post-Communist System

(Tirana, Albania, 1994)

Addressed the role of the free press in fragile democracies of East and Central Europe.

Albania


Kristo Frasheri, Chair, Albanian Helsinki Committee
Agim Isaku, Open Society for Albania
Arben Kallamata, Vice-Director of Radio Tirana
Remzi Lani, Open Society for Albania; Albanian Helsinki Committee
Virgil Muci, Open Society for Albania
Avni Mustafai, Open Society for Albania
Ylli Rakipi, Chairman, Union of Albanian Journalists
Ilirian Zhupa, Editor-in-chief, Populi Po
Prec Zogaj, Chairman, The League of Professional Journalists

Austria

Sylvia Hordosch, International Helsinki Federation

Bulgaria

Deyan Kyuranov, Centre for Liberal Strategies
Dimitrina Petrova, International Helsinki Federation
Gheorghi Sarakinov, President, Interim Council for Radio Frequencies and TV Channels
Tavetelina Uzunova, Channel One, Bulgarian National Television

Czech Republic

Egon Lansky, Czech Helsinki Committee

Denmark

Christina von Kohl, International Helsinki Federation

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Shkelzen Maliqi, Editor-in-chief, Thema

France

Brigitte Dufour, The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights

Hungary

Gabor Halmai, Member of the Hungarian Constitutional Court

Kosovo

Veton Surroi, Editor-in-chief, Koba

Macedonia

Kim Mehmeti, Writer; Open Society Foundation-Macedonia

Poland

Konstanty Gebert, Gazeta Wyborcza

Romania

Dan Apostol, Prosecutor, General Prosecutor’s Office
Dinu Bugeceanu, Radio One, Brasov
Marian Pancu, Romanian Helsinki Committee
Manuela Stefansescu, Romanian Helsinki Committee
Camelia Robe, Romanian Public Television

Slovenia

Willen Houwen, IFJ/FIEJ Coordinating Centre

Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Mark Villiger, European Commission of Human Rights

United Kingdom

Fraser Cameron, PHARE Democracy Program
Malcolm Smart, Deputy Director, Article XIX

United States

James Coy, Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights
Joshua Friedman, Newsday
Seth Effron, Freelance journalist
Prof. Peter Krug, College of Law, University of Oklahoma
Eric Nonacs, Project Director, Foundation for a Civil Society
Wendell Rawls, Writer