Emi MacLean

Emi Maclean
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Emi MacLean is a legal officer for freedom of information and expression with the Open Society Justice Initiative. Her work focuses on freedom of information and expression internationally. MacLean worked previously as a staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights on issues related to Guantánamo and other forms of executive detention, including through litigation, legislative reform, and international advocacy. She also worked for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF, or Doctors without Borders) as the deputy head of mission for MSF’s HIV/AIDS care and treatment project in South Africa, and later as the U.S. director of the MSF Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines.