OONI Community Interviews: Julie Owono
Maria Xynou, Arturo Filastò
If you’ve met Julie Owono, you’ll probably agree that her passion and
determination for defending digital rights is one of the things that
stands out about her.
In her capacity as the Executive Director of Internet Sans Frontières (Internet Without
Borders), Julie has spearheaded advocacy efforts in defense of online
freedoms in many West African countries. Notably, Julie led campaigns
against internet shutdowns in Cameroon, as well as in Togo and Chad.
Over the last two years, Julie has championed OONI community engagement
in West Africa and used OONI data as part of campaigns.
Today we publish an interview with Julie Owono so that you can learn
more about her work. Meet Julie!
We’ll be publishing more interviews with community members over the next
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