KENYA
Jan
1
5:00 PM17:00

KENYA

The 2013 Kenya Information and Communications Act (KICA) resulted in a large number of internet users being arrested or questioned regarding their use of the internet to criticise government officials up to April 2016, when the law was declared unconstitutional.

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TURKEY
Jan
1
5:00 PM17:00

TURKEY

Freedom of expression and access to information have declined dramatically since the failed 2016 coup attempt against President Erdogan, with social media sites coming under sustained assault by the Turkish government.

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LIBERIA
May
1
5:00 PM17:00

LIBERIA

The authorities regularly invoke criminal and civil libel laws to harass and intimidate journalists. Internet access is not restricted, but poor infrastructure and high costs limit usage.

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MALAWI
May
1
5:00 PM17:00

MALAWI

Malawi recently signed the 2017 Transactions Bill (E-Bill) into law. It allows for restrictions to online communications and the means to restrict internet access in general. There are a number of reports of censorship and blocking in Malawi.

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LEBANON
Nov
1
5:00 PM17:00

LEBANON

The Bureau of Cybercrime and Intellectual Property Rights often arrests, interrogates and/or physically attacks those that are critical of the government and religious establishment.

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