​​Pierre Rabourdin

European Commission, Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers Democracy Team – Unit: Union citizenship and free movement Pierre Rabourdin first studied political science at Sciences Po Paris and then philosophy and religion at Columbia University. He later qualified as a lawyer in France after studying French and European law at Sciences Po Paris and the College… Continue reading ​​Pierre Rabourdin

​​Hind Fraihi

Apache Hind Fraihi is a journalist at Apache. She is the author of the book Undercover in Little Morocco, in which she documented the rise of the jihad in Molenbeek in 2005. This gave the starting signal for further journalistic undercover operations. She conducted a lengthy investigation for the BBC into the terror attacks in… Continue reading ​​Hind Fraihi

​​Tabea Caspary

Legal Assistant, European Centre for Press and Media Freedom Tabea is the legal assistant within the legal support programme of ECPMF, offering legal and financial support to journalists facing legal matters related to their journalistic activities. She also works with other international organisations to improve the legislation to protect the freedom of the press and… Continue reading ​​Tabea Caspary

​​Andrew Munro

Head of the Civil Justice Legislation and Policy Division, Department of Justice, Ireland Andrew Munro is Head of the Civil Justice Legislation and Policy Division at the Irish Department of Justice. The Division is responsible for a wide range of issues including legislation on courts, defamation, family law, access to justice, data protection, international judicial… Continue reading ​​Andrew Munro

​​Naomi Cachia

Member of the House of Representatives, Malta Naomi Cachia is a newly elected Member of Parliament for Malta. She is currently serving as a Deputy Whip of the Government parliamentary group, and acting as the Head of the Maltese Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, where she is currently Vice President.She… Continue reading ​​Naomi Cachia

​​Beatriz Maja Brown

Policy Lead – Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs), Ministry of Justice, UK Beatriz is the Policy Lead for Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation at the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Justice and an expert member of the Council of Europe’s Working Group on SLAPPs. Previously Beatriz trained as a barrister, working as Johan Steyn Scholar… Continue reading ​​Beatriz Maja Brown

​​Piotr Stasiński


Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Gazeta Wyborcza Piotr Stasiński obtained his doctorate degree in humanities at the Institute for Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences. The extended version of his doctoral thesis was published 1982 as a book entitled Poetics and Pragmatics of the Feuilleton.In 1980, Stasiński co-organized ‘Solidarity’ trade union in the Polish Academy of… Continue reading ​​Piotr Stasiński

​​Camille Petit

Communications and Project Officer, European Federation of Journalists Camille Petit works as a Communications and Project officer at the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) in Brussels. She studied journalism in France and holds a master’s degree in European studies from La Sorbonne Nouvelle. Prior to joining the EFJ in 2016, she worked as a journalist… Continue reading ​​Camille Petit

​​​​Julia Nebel

Director, Luhze Newspaper Since 2021, Julia Nebel has been the director of Luhze e.V., the association which publishes the student newspaper Luhze – Leipzigs unabhängige Hochschulzeitung. She began working for Luhze in 2018, while studying law at the University of Leipzig, where she is currently do her doctoral studies.

​​​​Lukas Straumann

Director, Bruno Manser Fonds (Switzerland) Lukas Straumann studied history, philosophy and botany at the Universities of Basel, Neuchâtel and Salamanca. He holds a PhD in history from Zurich University and recently completed a Bachelor of Law at UniDistance Suisse.After graduating, Straumann was a research fellow for the Independent Committee of Experts Switzerland Second World War,… Continue reading ​​​​Lukas Straumann