The Digital Freedom Fund is thrilled to be associated with three of the world’s leading promoters of freedom of expression and digital rights. The Friends support DFF’s mission to advance digital rights in Europe.
David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression
David Kaye is a clinical professor of law at the University of California, Irvine. As a UN Special Rapporteur he has addressed, among other topics, encryption and anonymity, the protection of whistleblowers and journalistic sources, and the roles and responsibilities of private Internet companies. David Kaye tweets @davidakaye
Dunja Mijatović, International expert on media freedom and human rights
Dunja Mijatović is the former OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, where her mandate was to protect and promote free media and free expression in the 57 countries of the OSCE. In January 2018, Dunja was elected as Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights. She will take up her role as Commissioner in April. Dunja is an expert on human rights, new media including digitalization and the Internet. Dunja Mijatović tweets @Dunja_Mijatovic
Marietje Schaake, Member of the European Parliament
Marietje Schaake is a Member of the European Parliament. She serves on the committee on Foreign Affairs and the subcommittee on Human Rights. She is the founder of the European Parliament Intergroup on the Digital Agenda for Europe and a Member of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace. Marietje Schaake tweets @MarietjeSchaake