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Social Media Bill: SERAP Takes Nigerian Senate to UN
Friday, December 04, 2015

  Source: HuHu  

A Nigerian right group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) on Thursday sent an urgent appeal to Mr. David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, requesting him to pressure the National Assembly to withdraw the now controversial social media bill.

 SERAP urged Kaye to “use his good offices and position to urgently request the National Assembly of Nigeria, specifically the Senate, to withdraw a bill which if passed into law would undermine the internationally recognised right to freedom of expression and press freedom on the internet in the country."

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