Sunday, December 3, 2023

Topic: online abuse

Global press bodies call out online abuse against Rana Ayyub

Several global press bodies including CPJ, RSF and IPI urged Indian government to conduct a swift and thorough investigation into threats made to journalist Rana Ayyub.

Amnesty finds Twitter failing to protect women from online abuse

Amnesty International on Tuesday urged reforms after a new report from the human rights group found that "for many women and nonbinary persons, Twitter is a platform where violence and abuse against them flourishes, often with little accountability."

Twitter accused of failing women over online abuse by Amnesty

“Twitter is still not doing enough to tackle the deluge of abuse women face on the platform. Our analysis shows that despite some progress, Twitter is not doing enough to protect women users, leading many women to silence or censor themselves on the platform,” said Rasha Abdul Rahim, Co-Director of Amnesty Tech.