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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
internet shutdowns elections

#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
internet shutdowns elections

#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
Sierra Leone

Safeguarding democracy: preventing internet shutdowns from disrupting elections

31 Mar 2021

Election shutdowns erode democracy. They violate basic fundamental rights like freedom of expression, undermine election fairness, and weaken people’s trust in the electoral process. Our new election shutdowns handbook helps election observers, journalists, diplomatic missions, and human rights activists navigate these turbulent scenarios.

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Safeguarding democracy: preventing internet shutdowns from disrupting elections
31 Mar 2021
Safeguarding democracy: preventing internet shutdowns from disrupting elections
internet shutdowns elections

Niger blacks out internet after presidential runoff election

1 Mar 2021

On February 24, three days after the people of Niger headed to the polls to vote for their next president, authorities shut down the internet.

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Niger blacks out internet after presidential runoff election
1 Mar 2021
Niger blacks out internet after presidential runoff election