Mohamed Azad

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Mohamed Azad is a human rights lawyer who is currently functioning as the Program Director of SDJF. He is holding a Bachelor of Law degree from the Open University of Sri Lanka. Prior to joining SDJF, Azad has been the Country Representative of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) in Sri Lanka and managed projects with journalists on investigative journalism.

He is an expert in Right to Information (RTI) Act and has trained journalists, civil society members and government officials across the country on RTI/ATI. He is also an international trainer and facilitator; he has facilitated more than 20 international and over 300 local training modules. He has represented Sri Lanka in a number of international media related conferences as a speaker and conducted research on “Media landscape and Investigative Journalism” in Sri Lanka leading to publications.

Mohamed Azad will feature in...

26 June 2020
14:30 SGT

Lightning Talks

See what the community and researchers are working on in the field of MOJO – Be inspired by their short presentations that capture various facets of present and future Mobile Journalism!

1. MOJO Editing in the pandemic – Umashankar Singh
2. Safety Gear for Mobile Journalists – DJ Clark
3. MOJO Android Apps – Matias Amigo
4. Mojos and the Law of Unintended Consequences – Andrew Duffy
5. The World of Mobile Journalism – Ujjwal K Chowdhury
6. TV MOJO Kit – Sachin Salve
7. MOJO Tools – Mohamed Azad
8. Bengali MOJO Manual – Abdul Kabil Khan