Marcus Kolga is the founder and director of DisinfoWatch and a senior fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier and CDA institutes. He is a journalist, filmmaker, digital communications developer and human rights activist. He led the Canadian civil society campaign for Magnitsky legislation and continues to advocate for global human rights and democracy activists. Marcus is a regular commentator on international affairs and human rights and his articles have been published by The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, The National Post, The New York Daily Mail, Macleans, The EU Observer and other international publications. He was named to The Kremlin’s sanctions blacklist in March 2022.