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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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Friday, June 14 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Agent Provocateur: The threat of government agents impersonating journalists

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The participants will learn about international implications of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Central Intelligence Agency, and other U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies impersonating journalists and documentary filmmakers. The Reporters Committee will explain and describe examples of the current practice of the FBI, and other panelists will focus on historical examples and discuss different aspects of the problem.

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Mana Azarmi

Policy Counsel, Center for Democracy & Technology
I'm on the Security & Surveillance team, formally titled the Freedom, Security & Technology Project. I work on government electronic surveillance.
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Jack Lerner

Clinical Professor of Law, Intellectual Property, Arts, and Technology Clinic (“IPAT Clinic”) at University of California Irvine, School of Law
Professor Lerner is a Clinical Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law and Director of the UCI Intellectual Property, Arts, and Technology Clinic. In the Clinic, law students counsel and represent policymakers, artists, innovators, nonprofit organizations... Read More →

Friday June 14, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm BST
Celtic (Palais)