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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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Alinda Vermeer

Media Defence
CEO
London
Alinda Vermeer is MLDI's Senior Legal Officer and joined the organisation in 2014. Alinda helps journalists, bloggers and media outlets defend cases against them, including in cases before international and regional mechanisms such as the European Court of Human Rights, the UN Human Rights Committee, the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention and the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights. Prior to joining MLDI, Alinda worked at Privacy International, where she was responsible for developing and implementing the organisation’s litigation strategy on the international trade in surveillance technologies. She also worked as a criminal defence lawyer with Stibbe, a large law firm in the Netherlands, and has experience working in the field of international criminal law at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. A Dutch qualified attorney, Alinda graduated in criminal law from Leiden University and speaks Dutch and English.