Associate Professor of Law at the Human Rights Law Research Center, Faculty of Law, Istanbul Bilgi University
Yaman Akdeniz is an associate professor of law at the Human Rights Law Research Center at Istanbul Bilgi University. Until May 2009 Akdeniz was a senior lecturer at the School of Law at the University of Leeds. Akdeniz is also the founder and director of Cyber-Rights.Org based in the UK and Cyber-Rights.Org.TR based in Turkey, and the founder of BilgiEdinmeHakki.org, a pressure group working in the field of freedom of information law in Turkey. His recent publications include “Internet Child Pornography and the Law: National and International Responses” and “Racism on the Internet”. Akdeniz also authored the report of the OSCE representative on freedom of the media in Turkey and Internet censorship, published in January 2010.