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Cyber law in Zambia: should it be repelled? Thoughts from a female human rights defender

Posted Fri 10 Dec 2021 - 14:09 | 878 views

This article provides insights into the recently passed Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes Act, 2021 in Zambia, from the perspective of Laura Miti, an award-winning human rights defender. Mitri alerts on how this act gives sweeping powers to the government to hush criticism of any kind and curtail freedom of expression and privacy.