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19 Oct 2020

Civil society groups call on MTN to improve policies & practice related to freedom of expression, privacy & transparency

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With the appointment of Ralph Mupita as MTN Group's new Chief Executive Officer, a number of civil society organizations working at the intersection of human rights, technology, and democratic governance, have called on MTN to improve its human rights record. In an op-ed and an open letter to the company, the groups highlight areas where MTN has allegedly not lived up to international human rights standards and offers key recommendations for the company.