Protecting the Messenger: Free event

5 August 2010

Written by: Meghan Lodwick

More than 1,000 journalists and news staff have perished while covering war and conflict over the past ten years.

The Australian Red Cross and RMIT are jointly holding ‘Protecting the Messenger’ – a free event about journalists in war zones.

Join Dr Fay Anderson, journalist Brett McLeod and Bev Patterson, of the Australian Red Cross, as they discuss the dangers journalists face and the protections warranted under the Geneva Conventions in armed conflict.

Where: Kaleide Theatre, RMIT City Campus, 360 Swanston Street, Melbourne (down the stairs near the Commonwealth Bank)

When: Tuesday 10 August 2010; at 6.30pm for a 6.45pm start

RSVP: Sophia at by Friday 6 August 2010