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Adrian Shahbaz

Research Manager, Freedom on the Net

Adrian Shahbaz is the Research Manager for Freedom on the Net, Freedom House's annual assessment of global internet freedom. He also serves as an analyst on the Middle East and North Africa. Prior to joining Freedom House in 2013, he was a researcher at the United Nations, the European Parliament, and the OSCE. His commentary has been cited by the Wall Street Journal, NPR's All Things Considered, BBC, Al Jazeera, Washington Post, Columbia Journalism Review, Slate, Vice News, and others. He holds a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Outside publications: 

Three years after Arab Spring officials thwart digital dissent | Index on Censorship 

Articles & Reports by Adrian Shahbaz