12 June 2015

Stories from 12 June 2015

Ugandan Authorities Jail Facebook User for “Offensive” Comments About President Musveni

Robert Shaka, a Ugandan IT specialist, is in jail for allegedly running the controversial TVO-Uganda Facebook page. But multiple sources, including TVO-Uganda, say Shaka has been wrongly accused.

Hong Kong Social Media Activists Under Fire as Key Electoral Policy Vote Approaches

Local legal experts suspect that authorities are exploiting Hong Kong's cybercrime laws in an effort to suppress political speech online.

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