Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa inherited Robert Mugabe's dangerous Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill. Now he's transforming the proposed law into a draconian information control weapon against the open Internet, democracy, human rights, free flow of information, and privacy rights protected by Zimbabwe’s 2013 constitution.
Category: Civil Liberties
Zimbabwe’s Mugabe-era omnibus cyber security bill threatens fundamental rightsZimbabwe’s Mugabe-era omnibus cyber security bill threatens fundamental rights
Zimbabwe's draconian Mugabe-era Cybercrime and Cyber Security Bill could undermine constitutionally-protected rights and freedoms, says MISA Zimbabwe, an organization dedicated promoting freedom of expression and access to information in Zimbabwe.
In Zimbabwe, A New Cyber Security Ministry To Strengthen Mugabe’s Digital AuthoritarianismIn Zimbabwe, A New Cyber Security Ministry To Strengthen Mugabe’s Digital Authoritarianism
In a recent cabinet reshuffle, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe unveiled a brand new ministry of Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation. The ministry further extends the dictator's authoritarian agenda and ability to conduct repressive activities into cyberspace.
Zimbabwe’s digital activists “can easily be identified” by Mugabe’s all-seeing surveillance stateZimbabwe’s digital activists “can easily be identified” by Mugabe’s all-seeing surveillance state
Members of Zimbabwe's growing army of Internet-savvy freedom fighters "can easily be identified" by Mugabe's all-seeing surveillance state, according to the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ), Zimbabwe’s telecommunications regulator.
Mugabe’s proposed cybersecurity law targets Zimbabwean diasporaMugabe’s proposed cybersecurity law targets Zimbabwean diaspora
Zimbabwe's Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill, Robert Mugabe's newest information control weapon, seeks to cripple Internet-savvy Zimbabweans in the diaspora, particularly rights defenders, opposition party activists, and investigative journalists, ahead of the much-anticipated harmonized 2018.