List of Participants by Country
Afghanistan: Sanjar Sohail, reporter, Hasht-e-Sobh, Kabul.
Algeria: Brahim Takheroubt, editor in chief, L’Expression, Algiers.
Angola: Suzana Mendes, editor of the daily newspaper, Angolense, Luanda.
Argentina: Luciana Geuna, reporter, Critíca, Buenos Aires.
Burkina Faso: Brahima Ouedraogo, correspondent, National Radio. Ouagadougou.
Cameroon: Charles Ndi Chia, editor in chief, The Post, Yaounde
China: Liang Jianfeng, vice director of News Center and director of International News Sector, New Express Daily, Guangzhou.
Tian Hong, vice chief editor, People’s Daily, Shanghai.
Colombia: Juan Pablo Tettay, international reporter, El Colombiano, Medellỉn.
East Timor: Mouzinho Lopes de Araujo, editor in chief, The Timor Post, Dili.
France: Ahmed El Keiy, chief editor, BEUR FM, Paris.
Guatemala: Sylvia Maria Gereda, managing editor, El Periódico, Guatemala City.
Haiti: Dieudonne Saincy, reporter and anchor, Radio Metropole, Port-au-Prince.
Honduras: Mario Roberto Cerna Palacios, investigative journalist, El Heraldo, Tegucigalpa.
India: Arundhati Mukherjee, chief of news bureau, Aajkaal, Kolkata. Shekhar Presanna Rajan Pillai, editor at large, India Today news magazine, New Delhi.
Indonesia: Dedi Irawan, reporter/producer, Smart FM, Jakarta.
Israel: Jackie Khoury, anchor and news director, of the Arabic language radio station, Asha Tel Aviv. Wa’d Al-Shrouf, station manager and chief news editor, Amwaj Radio, which serves the Palestinian Territories, Jerusalem.
Jamaica: Vernon Davidson, executive editor in charge of publications, The Jamaica Observer, Kingston.
Jordan: Mohammad Adnan Ma’aita, editor, international section and opinion columnist for Al-Rai, Amman.
Kazakhstan: Gulnara Mukhanova, reporter, Ekspress K, Astana.
Kenya: Louis Otieno, current affairs editor, Royal Media Services, Nairobi.
Kosovo: Brikenda Rexhepi, assistant editor in chief, Koha Ditore, Pristina.
Lebanon: Zoya Mezzawi, head of lifestyle department, Al-Balad, Beirut.
Macedonia: Biljana Lajmanovska, foreign affairs reporter, Kanal 77, Skopje.
Malaysia: Veera Manickam, deputy multimedia editor, The Star, Kuala Lumpur.
Mali: Agathe Diama, reporter and producer, Radio Kledu, Bamako.
Mexico: Maria Luisa Diaz de Leon, deputy editorial director, Excelsior, Mexico City.
Mongolia: Dangaasuren Narantuya, Managing director, of the daily newspaper Ardyn Ekh (People’s Right), Ulaan Bataar.
Morocco: Ahmed Benchemsi, director of the weekly news magazine, Tel Quel, Rabat.
Mozambique: Jeremias Langa, editor, País, Maputo.
Namibia: Soine Negongo, specialist editor, radio show host, Namibia Broadcasting Corp., Windhoek.
Nepal: Youbaraj Acharya, reporter, Kantipur Publications, Kathmandu.
Nigeria: Misiliu Layiwola Lawal, controller for news and foreign desk editor, Radio Nigeria, Abuja.
Pakistan: Saeed Minhas, resident editor of the Urdu-language daily Aaj-Kal, Islamabad.
Russia: Alexander Artemyev, foreign affairs reporter of the online news site, Gazeta.ru, Moscow.
Serbia: Tatjana Aleksic, reporter, RTV B92, Belgrade.
Syria: Eiad Wannous, editor and analyst, Al-Watan, Damascus.
Tanzania: Abdulla Mohamed Juma, editor, Zanzibar Leo (Zanzibar Today). Zanzibar.
Thailand: Jeerawat Na Thalang, senior writer, The Nation, Bangkok.
Tunisia: Mourad Tayeb, journalist, L’Expression, Tunis.
Turkey: Ali Husrev Abaday, foreign desk editor of the daily newspaper Taraf, Istanbul.
UAE: Ali Barada, Beirut bureau chief, Al-Bayan and senior reporter at the Beirut-based Arabic language daily An-Nahar, Dubai.
Uganda: Charles Odongtho, senior reporter, New Vision, Kampala.
Ukraine: Mykhailo Biletskyy, senior correspondent for Stolichnye Novosti and its sister news Web site MigNews, Kiev.
United Kingdom: Murtaza Ali Shah, journalist, Daily Jang/The News UK, which serves the ethnic Pakistani community in London.
Zaki Chehab, author and London correspondent for the online pan-Arab news site Elaph, London.
Vietnam: Vu Manh Cuong, vice editor in chief, Lao Dong Daily, Hanoi.
Zimbabwe: Vincent Kahiya, editor, Zimbabwe Independent, Harare.