Internet Shutdowns, Democracy, and Human Rights
Josef Benedict, Asia-Pacific Researcher, CIVICUS Monitor
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.
Image source: Shutterstock
Produced by: Lim Sue Ann
Presented by: Dashran Yohan, Hezril Asyraaf, Juliet Jacobs
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