· July, 2019

Stories about UPROAR from July, 2019

What do Zimbabwe’s internet disruptions say about the state of digital rights in the country?

Government officials have repeatedly described access to social media as a potential threat, hinting that more disruptions would not be ruled out in the future. 

How Nigeria uses the law to repress free speech: The case of journalist Jones Abiri

Draconian legislation often used to arbitrarily detain journalists and dissenting voices exemplifies the precarious state of press freedom and free speech in Nigeria.

Nigerian students face cybercrime charges for criticising their university online

A former staff member described Madonna University as a ''death trap''.

About our UPROAR coverage

These stories are part of UPROAR, a campaign that is urging governments to address digital rights challenges at the Universal Periodic Review.


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