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27 March 2017

2017 Corporate Accountability Index evaluates 22 companies on their commitments to freedom of expression & privacy

Author: Ranking Digital Rights

"Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index", 23 Mar 2017...

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14 March 2017
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Suite à la décision des autorités camerounaises de fermer internet dans les régions anglophones du pays, Access Now et des ONG locales ont saisi d'une lettre les entreprises de télécommunications pour leur demander de rétablir l'accès à internet. Nous...

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13 March 2017

Cameroon: Access Now & local civil society urge telecommunications companies to restore internet access

Following government-ordered internet shutdowns targeting Anglophone regions of the country, Access Now and local NGOs urged telecommunications companies to restore internet access. We invited Orange, MTN and Nexttel/Viettel to respond. Orange's...

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27 February 2017

Xenophobic attacks in So. Africa trigger retaliation against MTN office in Nigeria; So. African Govt. calls for calm & restraint

Xenophobic attacks erupted in South Africa two weeks ago and the violence continues. Houses were burnt down, and shops and other businesses were looted and vandalized in different parts of mainly Gauteng province. Nigerian nationals were allegedly...

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1 November 2016

Iran opens for Telecoms Connections: Western telecoms and media groups look to strike deals in untapped market

Author: Nic Fildes and Najmeh Bozorgmehr, Financial Times

When Twitter’s Jack Dorsey tweeted Hassan Rouhani in 2013 to ask if any of the citizens of his country were able to read the Iranian president’s tweets, he probably did not expect a response. To the surprise of many in the West, Mr Rouhani quickly...

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15 April 2016

Access Now sends digital rights demands to 10 tech and telco chairs

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23 May 2016

MTN on how it manages "Digital human rights"

Author: MTN Group

Operating across southern, west and central-east Africa, the Middle East and Asia, with widely varying political, cultural, economic, social and regulatory contexts place MTN is in a challenging position of balancing the requirements of 22 operating...

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Company response
9 May 2016

MTN response - Access Now letter on Ranking Digital Rights

Author: MTN

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6 April 2016

Nigerian President blames MTN for Boko Haram attacks, says unregistered sim cards were used to plan attacks

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari recently put some of the blame for Boko Haram attacks on mobile company, MTN. Addressing a joint press conference with South African President, Jacob Zuma, who was visiting Nigeria, Buhari said MTN's slow response...

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Company response
6 April 2016

MTN Response

Author: MTN (South Africa)

I would like to also draw your attention to the following links: [statements, policy-based position on ICT, ICT Human Rights, and MTN Group ethics], indicating our position on human rights matters for our business. Please also note that our updated...

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