Karuna Nundy (@karunanundy) is an Advocate at the Supreme Court of India and an international lawyer. She is a leading civil liberties expert — in addition to her commercial practice — and has argued and won some of India’s most significant human rights cases, including constitutional challenges to online free speech restrictions. Ms. Nundy acts for media houses and journalists from various countries, and has advised a number of governments, civil society movements, and the U.N. on legal policy and reform. In recognition of her work, Time Magazine listed Ms. Nundy among the top 100 most influential people in the world in 2022.
Karuna is also a Member of the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom, the independent body convened to advise the Media Freedom Coalition of over 50 States, co-chaired by Canada and the Netherlands.