Citizens to face punishment for posting offensive posts on social media

Citizens to face punishment for posting offensive posts on social media

31 Dec 2018, by Kez@ClosingSpaces in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

The Public Prosecutor issued a formal warning to anyone posting “offensive” comments or images on the internet, as well as to site administrators, that they faced prosecution for cybercrimes under the Criminal Code

Details of Occurrence

Country of OccurrenceSenegal
Date of Occurrence07 Aug 2017
Security Agents InvolvedOffice of the Public Prosecutor
Legal FoundationsArticle 7 of the Senegalese Constitution
Rights ImplicatedRight to free expression

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