Reporters' Memorial

Unveiling of the 2010 stele and beginning of 2011

Thursday 6th October

Reporters' Memorial - Boulevard Fabian Ware, access from rue de Verdun - 5:30 p.m. - Free access

Patrick Gomont, Mayor of Bayeux and Jean-François Julliard, secretary general of Reporters Without Borders, will unveil the 2010 and early 2011 Journalists Memorial stone in the presence of the families and/or colleagues of:
- Lucas Mebrouk Dolega, a 32-year old Franco-German photo-reporter who worked for the European Agency EPA. Hit by a tear gas canister on 14th January 2011, while covering events in Tunis, he died on Monday 17th January 2011.

- Fabio Polhengi, an independent Italian photo-reporter, killed in Bangkok on Wednesday 19th May during an army assault against the "red shirts".

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