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Sudan junta shuts down Internet to cover-up horrific human rights violations

9th of January protest in Sudan.(Source: Uzaz Elshami’s twitter account) Following the massacre of peaceful protesters at a sit-in near the Army Headquarters in Khartoum on June 2nd, Sudan’s Transitional Military Council (TMC) began restricting internet connectivity throughout the country. By June 4th, the country’s internet connection was completely shutdown. Despite this, protesters called for […]

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Coursera and Udemy Restrict Access in Syria Due to Sanctions

Last week, Coursera and Udemy, two of the most prominent online-learning platforms, restricted access to their websites in Syria because of sanctions applied by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) at the United States Department of Treasury. OFAC should stop including Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in sanctions because the decision to limit access […]

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Launching a New Online Advocacy Course in Sudan

With the help of online advocacy experts, and within a peer-to-peer learning environment, this online e-course will focus on building the capacity of Sudanese netizens and organizations on the use of social media in advocacy. Participants will acquire social media and advocacy skills in order to lobby and advocate for social issues in need of […]

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