Belarus Journalist Irypna Khalip to Be Honored at National Press Club October 26

Created in 1990, the IWMF (www.iwmf.org) Courage in Journalism Awards honor women journalists who have shown extraordinary strength of character and integrity while reporting the news under dangerous or difficult circumstances. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a woman journalist who has a pioneering spirit and whose determination has paved the way for women in the news media. Including this year`s award winners, 66 journalists have won Courage Awards and 18 journalists have been honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards.
The 2009 awards will be presented in New York on October 20, 2009, and Los Angeles on October 28, 2009.

**SPACE IS LIMITED; RSVP IS ESSENTIAL NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 22, 2009

Please RVSP for the Monday, October 26th event at the The National Press Club by emailing abarton@iwmf.org (Alana Barton) with the following information:

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Also, if you are a member of the news media, please indicate if you are covering the event

We will send you an email confirmation within one business day.

You may also call 202-567-2611 to RSVP.

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