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Thursday, June 13 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
The Imprisonment of Ola Bini: Building solidarity and protecting the community

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The imprisonment Ola Bini has drawn global concern from the UN, OAS and leading tech and human rights groups.

A brief update on the case of the renowned free software, privacy advocate and human rights defender Ola Bini, who is in prison in pre-trial detention in Ecuador. This will be followed by a fishbowl session to strategize with the RightsCom community around his case, build solidarity globally, and explore how to prevent this from happening to other members of the privacy and digital rights community.

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Beatriz Busaniche

President of the Vía Libre Foundation, Argentina.Master in Intellectual Property. Professor at the University of Buenos Aires and FLACSO Argentina.She is a professor of Human Rights and Intellectual Property in FLACSO and of Right to Culture in the Faculty of Economic Sciences of... Read More →
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David Kaye

UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression
Prof. Kaye’s scholarship and teaching focus on public international law, especially international human rights law, international humanitarian law, accountability for violations of human rights, and the law governing the use of force. He is just as interested in efforts to translate... Read More →
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Suzie Gilbert

Free Ola Bini
Suzie Gilbert is part of Free Ola Bini, the campaign around the persecution of the renowned privacy advocate and human rights defender in Ecuador. She works at the intersection of social justice, tech and film. She co-produced the documentary series, "The Untold History of the United... Read More →

Thursday June 13, 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm BST
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