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In Africa and the Middle East, internet shutdowns shroud human rights abuses

9 Mar 2023

Access Now’s new joint report examines how authorities in Africa and the Middle East weaponize internet shutdowns to obscure human rights abuses.

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In Africa and the Middle East, internet shutdowns shroud human rights abuses
9 Mar 2023
In Africa and the Middle East, internet shutdowns shroud human rights abuses
Access Now and partners call on the Indian government to review the current legal and regulatory framework governing internet shutdowns.

Internet shutdowns in 2021 report: resistance in the face of blackouts in Africa

28 Apr 2022

Last year, 12 countries cut internet access at least 19 times in Africa. Read “The return of digital authoritarianism: internet shutdowns in 2021”

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Internet shutdowns in 2021 report: resistance in the face of blackouts in Africa
28 Apr 2022
Internet shutdowns in 2021 report: resistance in the face of blackouts in Africa
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#KeepItOn 2021 Наблюдение за выборами

3 Sep 2021

In 2021, at least a dozen countries with a history of internet shutdowns are headed to the polls for important elections, and people fighting for their democracies need the world’s solidarity and support.

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#KeepItOn 2021 Наблюдение за выборами
3 Sep 2021
#KeepItOn 2021 Наблюдение за выборами
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#KeepItOn: 2021 Elections Watch

1 Jun 2021

In 2021, at least a dozen countries with a history of internet shutdowns are headed to the polls for important elections, and people fighting for their democracies need the world’s solidarity and support.

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#KeepItOn: 2021 Elections Watch
1 Jun 2021
#KeepItOn: 2021 Elections Watch
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Will Chad’s internet survive its upcoming election?

9 Apr 2021
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Will Chad’s internet survive its upcoming election?
9 Apr 2021
Will Chad’s internet survive its upcoming election?
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#KeepIton open letter: the Republic of Chad must keep the internet open and secure during presidential elections

7 Apr 2021

Nations across Africa, and the world, are intentionally shutting down the internet when people need it the most — during elections and important national events. This election, we urge the Republic of Chad to #KeepItOn.

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#KeepIton open letter: the Republic of Chad must keep the internet open and secure during presidential elections
7 Apr 2021
#KeepIton open letter: the Republic of Chad must keep the internet open and secure during presidential elections
#KeepItOn Shutdown Stories|We cannot share with the media about the ongoing [violations

#ShutdownStories: comment la fixation du Tchad sur les perturbations de réseaux sociaux nuit aux citoyens

23 Sep 2020
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#ShutdownStories: comment la fixation du Tchad sur les perturbations de réseaux sociaux nuit aux citoyens
23 Sep 2020
#ShutdownStories: comment la fixation du Tchad sur les perturbations de réseaux sociaux nuit aux citoyens
#KeepItOn Shutdown Stories|We cannot share with the media about the ongoing [violations

#ShutdownStories: how Chad’s fixation on social media blackouts hurts citizens

22 Sep 2020

WhatsApp is one of the most popular social media platforms in Chad, but the government is blocking it. Through our Shutdown Stories project, we’re sharing testimonies to show how this censorship negatively impacts the lives of the people the government is supposed to protect.

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#ShutdownStories: how Chad’s fixation on social media blackouts hurts citizens
22 Sep 2020
#ShutdownStories: how Chad’s fixation on social media blackouts hurts citizens
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Judges raise the gavel to #KeepItOn around the world

23 Sep 2019

From Zimbabwe to Kashmir to Pakistan and beyond, legal challenges to internet shutdowns are becoming more common — and so are the victories. 

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Judges raise the gavel to #KeepItOn around the world
23 Sep 2019
Judges raise the gavel to #KeepItOn around the world

Watching what governments do, not what they say: digital rights at the United Nations

11 Apr 2018

Our submissions to the United Nations Human Rights Council provide evidence of digital rights abuse in Chad, Central African Republic, China, Mexico, and Jordan.

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Watching what governments do, not what they say: digital rights at the United Nations
11 Apr 2018
Watching what governments do, not what they say: digital rights at the United Nations