From the Tully Center for Free Speech:
Lamees Dhaif, an independent Bahraini journalist and human rights activist, will come to Syracuse University October 15 as the recipient of the 2012 Tully Award for Free Speech. The award, presented annually by the Tully Center for Free Speech in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is given to a journalist who has faced a significant free speech threat.
The award ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3. Dhaif will also visit SU classes and meet with students during her time on campus.