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Reporters Without Borders

Published: 7 Oct 2016

Reporters without Borders has published a list of 10 “internet enemies”: countries that actively restrict access to the internet, censor content and pursue and imprison those who upload, contribute and view content which criticises the government. There are corresponding articles detailing the legal obstacles for internet users, and the consequences for those who fall foul…

Robert C. Harding

Published: 7 Oct 2016

Robert C. Harding is Associate Professor and Department Head of Political Science at Valdosta State University in Georgia, USA. Dr. Harding holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in International Studies from the University of Miami (Florida, USA) as well as an M.A. in Spanish from the University of Louisville (Kentucky, USA). He is a specialist in…

Carrie Gibson

Published: 7 Oct 2016

Dr Carrie Gibson received her PhD in History from Cambridge University, and prior to this worked as a journalist for The Guardian and other publications. She is most currently the author of Empire’s Crossroads: A History of the Caribbean from Columbus to the Present Day (Pan Macmillan, 2014) and is currently at work on a…

Juliana Maria Vengoechea Barrios

Published: 7 Oct 2016

Directora Refugee Law Clinic, Centro de Estudios de Derecho International Francisco Suárez Juliana Maria Vengoecheo Barrios is Director of the Refugee Law Clinic at the School of Law at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota.  Most cases are Cubans who come through Venezuela. The legal clinic has eight years of practice representing Cuban asylum seekers,…

Dr Mette Louise Berg

Published: 7 Oct 2016

Departmental Lecturer, University of Oxford, UK Dr Berg is an anthropologist, who has worked on Cuba and its diaspora since 1998. She is the author of ‘Diasporic Generation: Memory, Politics and Nation among Cubans in Spain’ (Berghahn Books, 2011) as well as numerous journal articles and book chapters. Dr Berg holds a DPhil degree from…

Wilfredo O. Allen P.A.

Published: 7 Oct 2016

Wilfredo Allen is an attorney and member of the Florida Bar. He was a member of the Cuban American Bar association until 2008. He worked as an attorney for Human Rights in Cuba, a Non-profit organization that provided information about human rights in Cuba, presenting cases before the United Nations Human Rights Commission and meeting…

Dr Bruce M. Wilson

Published: 7 Oct 2016

Dr Wilson is Professor of Political Science at the University of Central Florida. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Washington University an A. M. in Political Science from Washington University and a B.A. in Economics and Economic and Social History (Honours) from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland. He has published many articles…

Dr. Richard Moyle

Published: 7 Oct 2016

Richard Moyle, Honorary Research Professor in Pacific Studies at the University of Auckland, and Adjunct Professor at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, has spent more than ten years of fieldwork in the Pacific and Aboriginal Australia since the 1960s. His publications include monographs on traditional music in Polynesia, Papua New Guinea and Central Australia, four…

Dr Harry Verhoeven

Published: 7 Oct 2016

Prof Harry Verhoeven teaches at the School of Foreign Service in Qatar, Georgetown University. Prof Verhoeven completed a doctorate at the University of Oxford, where he was a postdoctoral fellow from 2012 to 2014 and a Junior Research Fellow at Wolfson College from 2013 to 2014. His research focuses on conflict, development and the environment…

Dr Thomas Turner

Published: 7 Oct 2016

Dr Turner is a Country Specialist for the DRC for Amnesty International USA.  He has experience writing expert affidavits and has testified orally several times in asylum cases. He has completed field research in the region, and has taught and worked at its universities. He has written extensively on the DRC, completing various books and…