Carlos Cardoso Memorial Lecture 2022

Delivered by Baba Deyda Hydara and Penny Sukhraj

Keynote speaker Baba Hydara

The annual Carlos Cardoso Memorial Lecture – in honour of the memory of the Mozambican journalist who was assassinated while investigating corruption in 2000 – casts a spotlight on countries where journalists are under attack and promotes continental solidarity among journalists.

Falling on the eve of International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, this year’s lecture focused on the global campaign to bring to justice those who threaten and commit violence against journalists. Keynote speakers were Baba Deyda Hydara of Gambia, on his fight for justice for the killers of his journalist father, Deyda Hydara; and Penny Sukhraj, on her fight to bring to light the killing of her husband, photographer Anton Hammerl. The event is co-sponsored by the Committee to Protect Journalists and the Campaign for Free Expression. The event was livestreamed and can be viewed below.