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Madeline Earp
Research Analyst, Freedom on the Net


Internet Censorship Around The World | IVPN.net

If you’re following the 2014 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul this week, you might want to refresh your memory about internet freedom around the world.

Southern Africa is facing a number of democracy challenges that SADC needs to take a leading role in addressing.

Issues: 
Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Human Rights Defense, Intergovernmental Bodies, Rule of Law
Regions: 
Sub-Saharan Africa
written by
Chloe Schwenke
Vice President of Global Programs

The Obama administration’s high-profile initiatives to embrace Africa have given short shrift to ethical leadership, democracy, and good governance.

Such incidents only serve to create a chilling effect on free expression and the exchange of ideas in Zambia, at a time when open debate on issues such as the constitution-making process and the health of the economy are critically important.

Issues: 
Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Freedom of Association, Freedom of Expression, Media Freedom, Rule of Law
Regions: 
Sub-Saharan Africa

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