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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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Carmen Cheung

Center for Justice and Accountability
Legal Director
Carmen Cheung is the legal director of the Center for Justice and Accountability. CJA's mission is to deter torture, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and other serious human rights abuses around the world through innovative litigation and transitional justice strategies. Until January 2018, Carmen was a Professor of Global Practice at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, where her research and practice focused on security and human rights. She has acted as counsel in public interest cases in the U.S. and Canada, including litigation over the use of torture and extraordinary rendition by the U.S. government, and an inquiry into the transfer of Afghan detainees by Canadian Forces to risk of torture.