On Sunday, Oct. 18 at 8 p.m. in Lorimer Chapel, reporter Paul Salopek was honored with the Elijah Parish Lovejoy for courageous journalism.

Reporting from Darfur in 2006, reporter Paul Salopek was imprisoned for five weeks. He endured beatings and brutal jail conditions but declined offers of freedom until he knew his Chadian driver and Sudanese translator would also be freed.

Salopek has reported from more than 50 countries in the developing world and more than 20 conflict zones.

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