/ 25 August 2021

Rights groups call out ‘complicity’ of telecoms companies’ in internet shutdowns

Last year, the Ethiopian government shut down the entire country during protests triggered by the assassination of popular musician and activist Haacaaluu Hundeessaa.
Internet blackouts not only infringe on people’s human rights, but also cost companies and the economy billions, as evinced by MTN’s shutdown in Eswatini

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