Freedom of expression

Alex Comninos
Alex Comninos 28 March 2018

Alex Comninos (MSocSci, International Relations, University of Cape Town) is a policy researcher who has published research on various topics including freedom of association and peaceful assembly online, cybersecurity, intermediary liability, mobile banking and African political economy.  

7amleh-Arab Center for Social Media Advancement
7amleh-Arab Center for Social Media Advancement 03 July 2017

7amleh-Arab Center for Social Media Advancement is a non-profit organisation aimed at enabling Palestinian and Arab civil society to effectively utilise the tools of digital advocacy through professional capacity building, defending digital rights and building influential digital media campaigns. 7amleh's projects and initiatives focus on three key areas: Training: Working with civil society organisations, youth, grassroots and activists to strengthen their skills in new media and online ca...

Gayathry Venkiteswaran
Gayathry Venkiteswaran 31 May 2017

Gayathry is a PhD candidate at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, where she also teaches media and politics and communications technologies. Her research focus is on media reforms in Southeast Asia. Prior to this, she was executive director of the Bangkok-based Southeast Asian Press Alliance for five years, working on press freedom, journalists safety, access to information and inter...

Natasha Msonza
Natasha Msonza 31 May 2017

Natasha Msonza is a digital rights defender and trainer. She is currently the director of policy and governance for the ISOC-Zimbabwe chapter and co-founder of the Digital Society of Zimbabwe, a voluntary network of technologists that specialises in building the digital resilience of human rights defenders at risk. Natasha's work involves undertaking organisational security ...

Renata Aquino Ribeiro
Renata Aquino Ribeiro 12 May 2017

Renata Aquino Ribeiro is an independent researcher and professor and one of the founders at E.I. Research. She follows internet governance debates such as regional IGFs and ICANN participating as community member and fellow, participant of Brazilian Internet School of Governance 2014, South School of Internet Governance 2016 alumni and 2017 panelist. As well as ICANN LACRALO ALS Nexti participa...

Social Media Exchange (SMEX)
Social Media Exchange (SMEX) 14 March 2017

Social Media Exchange (SMEX) is a registered Lebanese NGO that works to advance self-regulating information societies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Their work encompasses media development programmes as well as internet policy research and digital rights advocacy in support of more accessible, participatory, and just enabling environments for civil society across the MENA region. ...

Media Matters for Democracy (MMfD)
Media Matters for Democracy (MMfD) 26 November 2015

Media Matters for Democracy (MMfD) is a young Islamabad based non profit. MMfD has been formed on the vision and the belief that a liberal, professional media industry is the cornerstone of a progressive, democratic society. The organisation strives for an inclusive, democratic media industry that is tech-friendly, progressive diverse, professional and secure. Media development in Pak...

Centre for Information Technology and Development
Centre for Information Technology and Development 12 August 2015

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation that is committed to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for development and promotion of good governance. CITAD sees technology as tool to promote sustainable development, good government and peaceful coexistence. It uses ICT to empower youth and women throug...

Instituto DEMOS
Instituto DEMOS 02 March 2015

Instituto DEMOS works on promoting, strengthening and accompanying women, youth and indigenous organizations, committed to democratic development processes at the local, national and international levels. DEMOS's vision is that of an inclusive Guatemalan and Central America region based on social justice, human security and human rights exercise.

eQualit.ie
eQualit.ie 17 September 2014

eQualit.ie is a Montréal-based organisation focused on developing and helping others use open, secure and reusable systems. Their work has a focus on privacy, online security, and information management. eQualit.ie's goal is to create accessible technology and improve the skill set needed for defending human rights and freedoms in the digital age. The team has developed tools an...

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