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Deji Olukotun

Deji Bryce Olukotun is the Ford Foundation Freedom to Write Fellow at PEN American Center. He founded PEN's digital freedom program and manages PEN's capacity building work in Myanmar, South Africa, and Haiti. He graduated from Stanford Law School and currently focuses on human rights and technology. His novel “Nigerians in Space”, a thriller about brain drain from Africa, was published by Unnamed Press in 2014.

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Latest posts by Deji Olukotun

11 July 2014

Beyond the World Cup Headlines: Tears in Brazil, Tear Gas in Bahrain and Tragedy in Qatar

You have to know more than just football to understand the World Cup. Deji Olukotun gives a play-by-play of the important free expression and human rights issues.

27 June 2014

Beyond the World Cup Headlines: Iran's Lacking Team Spirit, but Brazil's Favelas Have Plenty

You have to know more than just football to understand the World Cup. Deji Olukotun gives a play-by-play of the important free expression and human rights issues.

20 June 2014

Beyond the World Cup Headlines: Protests in Brazil, a Jailed Writer in Cameroon and Foul Play From Fans

You have to know more than just football to understand the World Cup. Deji Olukotun gives a play-by-play of the important free expression and human rights issues.

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