Iva Dobichina is the Associate Director for Participation with the Open Society Human Rights Initiative. Previously, she worked for Freedom House, an independent, US-based watchdog organization, where she served as director of programs for Central Asia.Espanol |
In the name of security: when silencing active citizens creates even greater problems
By: Iva Dobichina & Poonam Joshi
Silencing activists in the name of security can stifle actors most likely to challenge extremist ideologies, making insecurity worse.