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NPR Specials: Human Rights And The Internet

Susan Pointer, Google's Director of Public Policy, speaks at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. Hertie School of Governance hide caption

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Hertie School of Governance

The Hertie School of Governance in Berlin and Human Rights Watch are presenting a lecture series focusing on the challenges facing human rights around the world.

In the first lecture at the Hertie School, a panel of guests gathered to examine how the Global Network Initiative, or GNI, can defend free speech on the internet.

The GNI is an international non–profit dedicated to preventing internet censorship, as well as ensuring individual privacy rights online.

Guests for the lecture include Google’s Public Policy Director, Susan Pointer, who is based in London, and Arvind Ganesan, Director of Business and Human Rights at the Human Rights Watch in Washington, DC.

You can listen to the discussion this Saturday evening at 19.00 and Monday morning at 8.00 on NPR Berlin, 104,1. For further information about the series, you can visit or