Deji Olukotun is the inaugural Ford Foundation Freedom to Write Fellow at PEN American Center. He spearheads PEN's United Nations advocacy and its Digital Freedom initiative, and manages PEN's center development work in Latin America and Africa. A graduate of Stanford Law School, he is a practicing human rights attorney and a fiction writer. His novel “Nigerians in Space”, a thriller about brain drain, will be published by Ricochet Books in 2013.
Latest posts by Deji Olukotun from April, 2013
Human Rights Verdict Could Affect Cisco in China
In 2011, two separate lawsuits were filed against Cisco Systems alleging that its technology enabled the government of China to monitor, capture, and kill Chinese citizens for their views and beliefs. To what extent are these human rights violations attributable to technology provided by Cisco?