‘A gross violation of the people’s rights’ – Paradigm Initiative hits out at Nigerian authorities
Online rights groups vows to monitor ongoing cases against the government and telecommunication stakeholders.
Twitter users to tweet again in Nigeria
Reuters reports on agreement reached between authorities and social network, including the opening of a local Twitter office in the West African country.
Aug 6, 2021
Enough is Enough (EiE) Nigeria, Paradigm Initiative lead legal action against telcos and government
Enough is Enough (EiE) Nigeria, Paradigm Initiative lead legal action against telcos and government.
Jun 29, 2021
Civil rights groups lobby Buhari to rescind Twitter suspension
Paradigm Initiative, representing a group of organisations and individuals, pens open letter to government.
Jun 7, 2021
Outcry, defiance as Nigeria blocks Twitter
Digital rights advocacy group Paradigm Initiative weighs in on the situation as foreign embassies also express concern.
Mar 17, 2021
Africa continues to try to censor social media
Study shows over the past six years, 28 out of 54 countries on the continent have employed some form of a social media ban or disruption.
Mar 10, 2021
Deep concern over internet disruptions in Senegal
Digital rights group Paradigm Initiative urges government to respect international human rights obligations.
Jan 15, 2021
PIN condemns Uganda internet shutdown
Digital rights group violation of regional and international standards on freedom of expression and access to information.
Hate Speech and Disinformation Proclamation
Feb 18, 2020
Ethiopia enacts strict social media and fake news law
Critics have branded the new law 'harsh' and feel it could undermine freedom of speech in the country.
Oct 28, 2019
African nations grapple with digital rights regulation
Several countries pledge to establish a Parliamentary Coalition on Human Rights in the Digital Age.
Aug 19, 2019
Growing concern over Kenya's Huduma roll out
Paradigm Initiative the latest group to express reservations about pending legislation.
Feb 6, 2019
'A climate of fear online'
Gbenga Sesan, Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative, is concerned about socio-economic and political freedom, specifically online regulation.
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