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WHO Should Intervene to End Internet Shutdowns amid Pandemic

Click to expand Image A man on his mobile phone in Srinagar, Kashmir, January 30, 2020.  © 2020 AP Photo/Dar Yasin (Geneva) – The World Health Organization (WHO) should press four governments that have shut down the internet to minority populations during the Covid-19 crisis to restore internet access, Human Rights Watch and 47 other organizations said today. As part of the KeepItOn Coalition, the groups asked WHO Director-General Dr. Zsuzsanna Jakab to urge the governments of Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, and Pakistan to restore full access to the internet. #KeepItOn: Joint Civil Society…

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