The Daniel Pearl Foundation in partnership with the Museum of Tolerance, the Alfred Friendly Press Partners and the Jewish Journal invite you and a guest to a special evening on

Two Perspectives from Pakistan and Afghanistan

Event Information

Thursday, August 15, 2019
The Museum of Tolerance
9786 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90035

Daniel Pearl Fellows Umar Cheema & Humayoon Babur
Two outstanding journalist who have risked their lives to report on the truth

Moderated by
David Suissa, President of Tribe Media/Jewish Journal

Refreshments @ 6:30 PM
Program @ 7:00 PM

2019 Daniel Pearl Foundation Fellow Humayoon Babur
– Afghanistan Humayoon is a distinguished reporter from Afghanistan. He works for the Pasbanan Media Group in Kabul and has written widely on combat and car bombs, corruption and the effectiveness of foreign aid.

Special Guest 2008 Daniel Pearl Foundation Fellow Umar Cheema – Pakistan Umar is an honored investigative reporter at The News International in Islamabad, covering corruption, national security, politics, and intelligence agencies. He was abducted and tortured after exposing official corruption through his investigative work.

The Daniel Pearl Fellowship program supports journalists from Muslim majority countries to work in major U.S. newsrooms including a week at the Jewish Journal. The Fellows will discuss views on America and the fellowship’s influence on their journalistic ideals and practices. For more information about this program and future programs or for ways you can help, please go to

This special program is offered at no charge. Invitations are non-transferable. Advance RSVP is required.

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