Exile journalist Safa Al Ahmad from Saudi Arabia at the Exile Media Forum 2019 Foto: Claudia Höhne
Exile Media Forum 2019
The second edition of the Exile Media Forum took place in 2019 as part of the Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC) in Hamburg. As cooperation partner, Körber-Stiftung developed an Exile Media Track together with the GIJC organisers. In four panel discussions and networking sessions, participants discussed the conditions under which journalists in exile live and work, what support they need, the technical conditions under which they can report and broadcast from exile and how cooperation with local media in the exile country can succeed.
On 26 September, the public evening event "Journalism in Exile: The Case of Saudi Arabia" with Saudi exile journalist Safa Al Ahmad took place at KörberForum as part of the conference.
In addition, a scholarship programme of Körber-Stiftung made it possible for ten exiled journalists from all over the world to participate at the conference.