Human Rights Talks

Peter Guest on internet shutdowns

May 11, 2022

In this episode of Human Rights Talks, Peter Guest talks about internet shutdowns and how authoritarian regimes use the off switch to silence dissent. What are the human and financial costs of shutdowns ? What are the tactics used ? Listen to our conversation.

Peter Guest is the enterprise editor for Rest of World. He has worked for the Nikkei Asian Review in Tokyo, where he was the cover story editor. Prior to that, he led the FT’s This Is Africa magazine.
This conversation is part of our initiative on Digital Authoritarianism, supported by the  U.S. Embassy in Ottawa.

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