Who is involved

Galina Arapova


Galina Arapova is the director and senior media lawyer at Mass Media Defence Centre in Russia.

She has advised on many cases addressing defamation and freedom of expression before the Russian courts and the European Court of Human Rights. Ms. Arapova is a trustee of ARTICLE 19 and trustee of European Center for Press and Media Freedom and has advised the Council of Europe’s HELP program. She is also media law expert at the Swedish FOJO Media Institute, and is a member of the UNESCO Chair on Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Rights at the Russian State University "Higher School of Economics". She teaches Internet and media law at the School of Journalism of Voronezh State University.