Internet Shutdowns, Democracy, and Human Rights
Josef Benedict, Asia-Pacific Researcher, CIVICUS Monitor
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Following the military coup in Myanmar on the 1st of February, its citizens have experienced four nationwide internet shutdowns amid public demonstrations against the coup. We take a look at what internet shutdowns mean for democracies and human rights, especially in the middle of a pandemic.
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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann
Presented by: Dashran Yohan, Hezril Asyraaf, Juliet Jacobs
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