Catherine Anite is a human rights lawyer and and Member of the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freed. She is also the Founding Director of the Freedom of Expression Hub in Uganda. She has previously worked in senior positions both in Uganda and regionally, advancing the right to expression and media through advocacy and challenging government restrictions on press freedom in domestic and regional courts. She is currently representing applicants challenging Uganda’s criminal defamation and Tanzania’s sedition laws in the East African Court of Justice. She is also a Mandela Washington Fellow.