Danna Ingleton is a Research and Policy Advisor at Amnesty International’s International Secretariat specialising in working with and for individuals at risk, including human rights defenders.
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Let’s stop our fear of tech leading to misuse of security legislation
I was very happy when I was asked to be guest editor of this edition of GenderIT.org on women human rights defenders (WHRD) and national cyber security policies. This is an important and timely issue for WHRDs because the misuse of counter-terrorism legislation to quell dissent and further marginalise minority voices is on the rise.