A journalist and expert on media policy and human rights, Christian Mihr focused on cyber censorship and on-line security. Since 2012, he has served as the director of Reporter Ohne Grenzen, a German outfit of Reporters without Borders.
Christian writes and lectures on international politics, access to information and journalistic, media systems in Eastern Europe and Latin America. Before joining Reporters without Borders he worked as an editor in chief for the Network for Reporting on Eastern Europe, an NGO. “Solidarity with my threatened colleagues has always been very important to me, as a journalist and lector in different countries in Latin America and Eastern Europe. Hand in hand came the fundamental need to protect independent journalism in Germany and Europe”