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Toronto Journalists Hold Rally for Alan Johnston

by Mike Fegelman

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) and the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) have called on their members and all journalists to mark May 10, 2007, by attending a rally in support of British journalist Alan Johnston. BBC Gaza correspondent Alan Johnston was kidnapped by gunmen near his office in Gaza City on March 12, 2007.

Thursday, May 10 marks his 60th day in captivity.

The rally will take place at Simcoe Place Express Park, 200 Front Street West in Toronto on Thursday March 10, 2007 from 12:00pm to 12:40pm.

Speakers include:

  • Sandro Contenta, Toronto Star
  • Rick MacInnes Rae, CBC Radio
  • Peter Mansbridge, CBC Television
  • Patrick Martin, The Globe and Mail
  • Brian Stewart, CBC Television
  • Anna Maria Tremonti, CBC Radio

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