June 11, 2013 : International Human Rights Training Program in the news Posted on June 11, 2013 Ian Hamilton, Executive Director of Equitas, and Massoud Akka were interviewed on CTV news. Massoud Akka is attending Equitas’ International Human Rights Training Program. He is the former President of the Media Freedoms Committee of the Syrian Journalists Association. He trains journalists working in conflict zones and reports monthly on the state of freedom of expression in Syria. Watch here.