COUNTRIES

 

The UPROAR project explores digital rights through the lens of the Universal Periodic Review across 21 carefully selected target countries. A review of UPR recommendations submitted during previous cycles for our target countries shows poor coverage of digital rights and internet freedom issues.

Through our selection mechanism we have identified countries where there is the most scope for guiding through positive legislation and policy frameworks to govern internet use.

 
 
Democratic republic of the congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo, 7 May 2019  The media environment in the DRC is subject to intense government censorship and surveillance. Journalists are frequently targeted with threats, physical attacks and arbitrary arrest.


The Democratic Republic of the Congo, 7 May 2019

The media environment in the DRC is subject to intense government censorship and surveillance. Journalists are frequently targeted with threats, physical attacks and arbitrary arrest.

Ethiopia, 14 May 2019  After a period of change, Ethiopia has an opportunity to radically reform laws to protect citizens’ rights to privacy and freedom of expression.


Ethiopia, 14 May 2019
After a period of change, Ethiopia has an opportunity to radically reform laws to protect citizens’ rights to privacy and freedom of expression.

 
 

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