National Press Club

National Press Club Moment of Silence for Jamal Khashoggi

National Press Club Moment of Silence for Jamal Khashoggi

October 2, 2019 10:00 AM

Location: Lobby

This event is open only to members of The National Press Club and credentialed press.

Livestream will begin 10/2 at 10:00am ET.

The National Press Club will hold a moment of silence in observance of the first anniversary of the murder of Saudi journalist and Washington Post Global Opinions contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m.

Khashoggi, who was openly critical of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in his columns for the Washington Post, was ambushed by 15 Saudi government officials inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and killed on October 2, 2018.

National Press Club President Alison Fitzgerald Kodjak will lead fellow Club members, staff and other journalists in a moment of silence at 10:00 a.m. in the Club’s lobby, followed by brief remarks.

Founded in 1908, the National Press Club is The World's Leading Professional Organization for Journalists™, with a membership of more than three thousand journalists and communications professionals. Through the activities and programs of the National Press Club Journalism Institute, a 501c-3, the Club fights for a free press worldwide.

The National Press Club is located on the 13th Floor of the National Press Building at 529 14th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

For More Information On This Event, Contact:

Lindsay Underwood
(202) 662-7561
lunderwood@press.org