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[2015/16 SEMINAR SERIES] ‘Challenging State Power: Surveillance, Privacy and Human Rights’ – Carly Nyst

Carly Nyst

The International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) is delighted to announce its fifth State Crime Seminar Series delivered by Carly Nyst.

Nyst is a human rights lawyer and independent consultant working on technology and human rights. She was previously the legal director of Privacy International where she led Privacy International’s engagement with international human rights mechanisms and humanitarian organizations. Prior to joining Privacy International, Nyst was the Legal Adviser to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, and visiting Scholar at the Columbia Law School’s Human Rights Institute. Nyst is an Australian-qualified lawyer. Based on her expertise in technology and international human rights frameworks as well as her ground-breaking journalism for The Guardian, Carly’s seminar talk is entitled: ‘Challenging State Power: Surveillance, Privacy and Human Rights’.

Please see video below for ISCI’s fifth State Crime Seminar Series seminar as Carly helps us better understand the possibilities, challenges and limitations of digital communication and privacy in an era of increasingly intrusive surveillance.

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