How are the African nations of Mauritania and Rwanda doing when it comes to human rights online?

Ephraim Percy Kenyanito surveys the digital rights landscapes in Mauritania and Rwanda ahead of the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review. Kenyanito looks critically at laws governing freedom of expression, privacy, and net discrimination, as well as implications for those at risk of digital rights violations. This post was originally published on Access, an online international human rights organization focused on extending digital rights to users around the world. Click here to read the original post. 

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Media Law Roundup: May 10th

Welcome to this week’s Media Law Roundup, a summary of developing media law and policy news. Ethiopian and South Sudanese Authorities Continue to Arrest Journalists as Rwanda Announces Commitment to a Free Media. Late last week the Ethiopian Supreme Court…

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