Stories about Human Rights from September, 2018
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A Russian NGO tracking police brutality developed a chatbot on the popular Telegram messenger that allows people detained at rallies report their arrests and request legal assistance.
Netizen Report: Authorities shut down mobile internet in Ethiopia’s capital, as ethnic and political conflict persist
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"When a regime is governed by nothing but fear, it is often a sign that the regime might have lost its plot."
Investigative journalist Samuel Ogundipe spent three days in detention on spurious charges and was denied access to his lawyer. Now free on bail, he is telling his story.
"He never should have been behind bars. He was arrested while doing his job as a photographer."
"...they are now spreading their hate freely on the site without any moderation."
Gulf governments continue to deploy cybercrime laws as an arbitrary legal cover to target target human rights defenders.
“By reporting on militant activity, Sultan is performing an important public service, not committing a crime.”
The case has attracted outrage both internationally and inside Myanmar, with local activists and civil society organizations bravely speaking out against their arrest.