Poonam Joshi

Poonam Joshi is the Director of the London office and Programme Officer for South Asia for the Fund for Global Human Rights. A qualified lawyer, Poonam worked for several years for Amnesty International UK as an advisor on women’s rights.

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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.