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Thursday, March 31 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Armed conflict & Internet: safe spaces for civilians

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Internet Freedom & connectivity during conflicts are crucial for activists to assemble, organize, create channels of communication and humanitarian aid. We'd like to organize a roundtable where activists would present case studies on  how Internet is essential for civilians in conflict zones, from their experience and perspective. Then we'll discuss with Security experts on how to imagine innovative solutions to create a tool that would help citizens communicate and organize in conflict-zones.
Speakers:
Live testimonies from Africa - http://rightscon.sched.org/speaker/andreapapusngombetmalewa
http://rightscon.sched.org/cyriacgbogou1

Security Experts Perspective
http://rightscon.sched.org/richardbrooks
http://rightscon.sched.org/speaker/gustafbjorksten

Speakers
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Gustaf Bjorksten

Chief Technologist, Access Now
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Cyriac Gbogou

Co-founder, Ovillage
Né le 02 septembre 1980 à Kpada (Soubré, Côte d’Ivoire), village situé au sud ouest et capitale du cacao ivoirien, Cyriac Gbogou parcourt pendant des années une partie du continent africain avec ses parents en qualité d’étudiant-résident respectivement au Sénégal, Togo, Mali et au Congo-Brazzaville. Il rentre définitivement en Côte... Read More →
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Andrea Papus NGOMBET MALEWA

Coordinator, Collectif Sassoufit
I'm the coordinator of the campaign against the dictator Denis Sassou Nguesso


Thursday March 31, 2016 2:30pm - 3:45pm
The Slate

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