“The shutdown in Cameroon appears to be calculated to target political speech,” said Mark Stephens, CBE., Independent Board Chair.
“The Government of Nauru should restore access to Facebook and commit to ensuring internet connectivity for all their citizens consistent with international human rights norms.”
Global Network Initiative and Telecommunications Industry Dialogue Joint Statement on Network and Service Shutdowns
The Global Network Initiative and the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue are deeply concerned by the increasing number of government orders to shut down or restrict access to communication networks and related services around the world.
GNI provides input for the report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on “The right to privacy in the digital age.”