Shabnam Mojtahedi is a lawyer focused on rule of law and human rights in the Middle East and North Africa region. At Benetech, she is leading efforts to apply artificial intelligence to help civil society organizations pursue justice and accountability in Syria and beyond. In this illuminating Q&A, Shabnam discusses her current work and shares her perspective on the complicated intersection of technology and human rights.
Learning best practices in any profession can take years, but for human rights defenders, following them can have life or death consequences.
I had a rare opportunity to visit one of the epicenters of the blockchain revolution. TechCrunch hosted a conference that drew many of the top leaders in the field from around the world. The events was held in Zug, Switzerland, which happens to be the headquarters for the Ethereum Foundation. Like any new tech-driven industry, […]
Neil Milliken is the head of accessibility and inclusion at Atos, a global leader in digital transformation. He is an expert in the field of access to technology for people with disabilities and is the distinguished host of AXSChat, an online community of individuals dedicated to creating an inclusive world through access to technology and information. The following Q&A with Neil dives […]
15 years supporting safety and security for human rights defenders Martus, the original end-to-end encrypted software for human rights data collection, has empowered human rights defenders for 15 years. It was a groundbreaking platform, enabling structured information management, cloud backup, and client-side end-to-end encryption, and we’re proud of the safety and support it has provided […]