Twitter Ban: Human Rights Lawyers Drag Buhari To ECOWAS Court

Human rights lawyers, Malcolm Omirhobo and Samuel ihensekhien of the One Love Foundation have filed a lawsuit against the Nigerian Government at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja over the suspension of micro-blogging platform, Twitter.

In separate suits filed on Wednesday by the activists in Abuja, they argued that the suspension was aimed at stopping Nigerians from using Twitter and other social media platforms to assess government policies and expose corruption.

The activists are seeking a declaration that the actions of Nigerian government and its agents in enforcing…


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