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Hannah Stoate

Hannah joined Media Defence in 2019 as Project Coordinator for the Digital Rights Advocates Project. In 2021, she became Training Manager and is responsible for coordinating Media Defence’s litigation surgeries. Prior to Media Defence, Hannah worked for two years with human rights defenders at risk at Front Line Defenders and PBI Kenya. In addition, she has managed projects collaborating with civil society in Uganda and Tanzania. Hannah holds a LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights from the Geneva Academy and a Law LLB from King’s College London, spending her third year at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Hannah speaks French and conversational Spanish and Swahili.