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Welcome to the Official Schedule for RightsCon 2019, the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age.

Together at RightsCon Tunis, our first summit hosted in the Middle East and North Africa, more than 2500 expert practitioners will come together across over 400 sessions to shape, contribute to, and drive forward the global agenda for the future of our human rights.

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Afsaneh Rigot


Christen Dobson

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Daragh Murray

Swansea University

Holger Krekel

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metaLAB and Berkman Klein Center, Harvard University
Senior Researcher
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Ramakrishna Padmanabhan

CAIDA, University of California San Diego (UCSD)
Postdoctoral researcher
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Suelette Dreyfus

Blueprint for Free Speech
Executive Director
avatar for Zeynep Tufekci

Zeynep Tufekci

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Associate Professor
avatar for Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola (AhA)

Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola (AhA)

Consultancy Support Services Ltd
avatar for Jan Gerlach (TBC)

Jan Gerlach (TBC)

Wikimedia Foundation
Senior Public Policy Manager
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Zied Abaoub

The Carter Center
Nemo Data Collection Specialist
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Susan Abbott

crosspollinate consulting
avatar for Amira Abdel-Aziz

Amira Abdel-Aziz

Collective Routes
Cofounder and Managing Partner
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Shams Radhouani Abdi

Content Producer

Rasha Abdulla

The American University in Cairo
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Afef Abrougui

Global Voices
Advox Lead Editor
avatar for Adeboye Adegoke

Adeboye Adegoke

Paradigm Initiative
Program Manager
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Vivian Affoah

Media Foundation for West Africa
Programme Manager: Freedom Expression and Digital Rights Advocacy
avatar for Celina Agaton

Celina Agaton

Map the Philippines
Founder and Managing Director
avatar for Naman Aggarwal

Naman Aggarwal

Access Now
Asia Policy Associate
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Zena Agha

US Policy Fellow

Rosemary Ajayi

Digital Africa Research Lab
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Nima Akbarpour

Presenter, Producer
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Mohammed Al-Maskati

Front Line Defenders
Middle East and North African Digital Protection Coordinator
avatar for Majd Al-Shihabi

Majd Al-Shihabi

Media Democracy Fellow

Alexandre Alaphilippe

EU DisinfoLab
Executive Director
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Nadira Alaraj

EAST Team -Expert in Arabic Semantic Technologies- Palestine
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Dunstan Allison-Hope

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)
Managing Director
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Kira Allmann

University of Oxford
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Media Law & Policy
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J. Bob Alotta

Astraea Foundation
Executive Director
avatar for Sarah Altschuller

Sarah Altschuller

Business & Human Rights Counsel
avatar for Dorra Amara

Dorra Amara

Youth Engagement Officer
avatar for Peace Oliver Amuge

Peace Oliver Amuge

Women of Uganda Network ( WOUGNET)
Program Manager, Information Sharing & Networking
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Thea Anderson

Omidyar Network
avatar for Urvashi Aneja

Urvashi Aneja

Co-Founder & Director
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Dennys Antonialli

Executive Director
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Pavel Antonov

Co-founder/Executive Editor
avatar for Albert Antwi-Boasiako

Albert Antwi-Boasiako

National Cyber Security Centre/Ministry of Communications
National Cybersecurity Advisor

Daniel Arnaudo

National Democratic Institute
Senior Program Manager
avatar for Verónica Arroyo

Verónica Arroyo

Access Now
Latin America Policy Associate
avatar for Mohammad Asadi-Lari

Mohammad Asadi-Lari

Youth Advisor @ Canadian Commission for UNESCO
MD/PhD Candidate @ University of Toronto
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Amar Ashar

Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Assistant Director of Research
avatar for Avi Asher-Schapiro

Avi Asher-Schapiro

Committee to Protect Journalists
North America Researcher & Technology Reporter
avatar for Bakhtiyor Avezdjanov

Bakhtiyor Avezdjanov

Columbia Global Freedom of Expression

Kaveh Azarhoosh

Small Media
Senior Researcher
avatar for Mana Azarmi

Mana Azarmi

Center for Democracy & Technology
Policy Counsel

Olumide Babalola

Olumide Babalola LP
Managing Partner
avatar for Layal Bahnam

Layal Bahnam

Maharat Foundation
Program Manager
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Victoria Baines

Cartimandua Insight
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Mikael Baker

Senior ICT Advisor
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Rob Baker

Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Director, Signal Program
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Suzanne Bakker

Radio Dabanga at Free Press Unlimited
avatar for Rozália Klára Bakó

Rozália Klára Bakó

Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania
Associate Professor

Michael Baldassaro

Carter Center
Digital Threats Project Lead
avatar for Mounira Balghouthi

Mounira Balghouthi

activiste tunisienne; chercheuse doctorante en Philosophie du genre dans l’ère numérique
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Louise Balsmeyer

Freedom of the Press Foundation
Director of Development
avatar for Alejandro Mayoral Banos

Alejandro Mayoral Banos

Indigenous Friends Association
Executive Director
avatar for Amélie Banzet

Amélie Banzet

Head of open government
avatar for Donna Baranski-Walker

Donna Baranski-Walker

Rebuilding Alliance
Founder and Executive Director
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Joan Barata

Stanford CIS
Intermediary Liability Fellow
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heather barr

Human Rights Watch
acting co-director, women's rights
avatar for Daniella Barreto

Daniella Barreto

Amnesty International Canada
Digital Activism Coordinator
avatar for Varoon Bashyakarla

Varoon Bashyakarla

Tactical Tech
Data Scientist
avatar for Fahd Batayneh

Fahd Batayneh

Stakeholder Engagement Senior Manager, Middle East
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matthew battles

Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University
Associate Director, metaLAB (at) Harvard
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Lea Beckmann

Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte e.V. (GFF)
Litigator and Coordinator

Marc Behrendt

Freedom House
Director Europe and Eurasia Programs
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Heidi Beirich

Southern Poverty Law Center
Director, Intelligence Project
avatar for Hamdi Belhadj

Hamdi Belhadj

Maktaris News
Citizen reporter
avatar for Luca Belli

Luca Belli

FGV Law School
Professor and Head of CyberBRICS.info
avatar for Wafa Ben-Hassine

Wafa Ben-Hassine

Access Now
Global Policy Counsel

Rachel Bernstein

Senior Program Manager, Human Rights
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Wendy Betts

eyeWitness to Atrocities
Project Director
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Liba Beyer

Human Rights Watch
Director Global Campaigns

Shaan Bhagat

Noc Labs LLC

Dan Bielefeld

Transitional Justice Working Group
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Oli Bird

Head of International Internet Policy
avatar for Dan Blah

Dan Blah

Open Technology Fund
avatar for Stephanie Willman Bordat

Stephanie Willman Bordat

MRA Mobilising for Rights Associates
Founding Partner

Maria Borisyonok

Technologies for Social Good. Teplitsa
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abdou bouchra

Association Tahadi

Hanane Boujemi

Tech Policy Tank
Executive Director
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Nikki Bourassa

Global Network Initiative

Ashley Bowe

The Impact Open Source Software Trust (Trustee) and SPC / RRRT (Programme Manager)
avatar for Michael Braithwaite

Michael Braithwaite

New Media Advocacy Project
Director of Narrative Strategy
avatar for Betsy Bramon

Betsy Bramon

Kronia Collaborative
avatar for Laureen van Breen

Laureen van Breen

Managing Director
avatar for Michael Brennan

Michael Brennan

Ford Foundation
Program Officer
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Andrew Bridges

Fenwick & West LLP
avatar for Marena Brinkhurst

Marena Brinkhurst

Community Program Manager
avatar for Elda Brogi

Elda Brogi

Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom, European University Institute
Scientific coordinator
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Anne-Marie Brook

Human Rights Measurement Initiative

Daniel Brown

Freedom House
Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Lisl Brunner

Director, Global Public Policy
avatar for Victoria Bucataru

Victoria Bucataru

Foreign Policy Association of Moldova
Executive Director
avatar for Isabelle Buechner

Isabelle Buechner

Accountable Now
Programme Officer
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Catherine Buerger

Dangerous Speech Project
Senior Researcher
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Ulf Buermeyer

Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte - GFF.NGO

Georgia Bullen

Simply Secure
Executive Director
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Jakob Bund

Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre, University of Oxford
Research Associate
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Adam Burns

avatar for Brian Byaruhanga

Brian Byaruhanga

Defenders Protection Initiative
Digital Security Executive
avatar for Julian Cable

Julian Cable

Lead Architect, World Service Distribution
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Natalie Cadranel

Founder & Director
avatar for Agnès Callamard

Agnès Callamard

UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Executions
avatar for Jon Camfield

Jon Camfield

Director, Global Technology Programs
avatar for Natalia Carfi

Natalia Carfi

Open Data Charter
Executive Director
avatar for Eduardo Carrillo

Eduardo Carrillo

Programme and Research Assistant

David Carroll

Carter Center
Director, Democracy Program
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Mighty Casey

Mighty Casey Media LLC
the Mighty Mouth
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Danya Centeno

R3D: Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales
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