Sana Farrukh is a Pakistani lawyer currently working as a Research Associate at Digital Rights Foundation. She has experience in handling cases regarding intellectual property, cyber crime, sexual harassment, defamation, land, recovery suits by banks, labour, consumer protection, health services, and constitutional matters.
Her areas of interest include environmental law and policy and data protection, on which she is currently authoring papers. She has previously written on Internally Displaced Persons in the context of climate change in Pakistan, mental health legislation in Pakistan in light of national and international obligations, the impact of the United Kingdom’s Serious Fraud Office’s Operational Guidance on compelled interviews, and the impact of emerging case law on existing joint-enterprise convictions and the interpretation of joint-enterprise in the future in the United Kingdom.
Her current organisation, Digital Rights Foundation (DRF) is an advocacy and research-oriented organization working on issues of online freedom of expression, digital privacy, accessibility and online violence. Founded in 2012, DRF envisions a free, open and inclusive internet in Pakistan, regionally and globally. Digital Rights Foundation is a feminist organization and works towards making the internet a safer space for all—especially women.