Stories about Access from February, 2019
Internet shutdowns continue apace in India, Venezuela's opposition websites are under pressure and Uganda's social media tax is driving down internet use.
Prior to the tax's implementation, 47.4% of people in Uganda were using the internet. Three months later, that number had fallen to 35%.
The use of social media to call attention to the government's violations and illegal actions have led to fears that of online censorship in upcoming elections.