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Author: Amnesty International
Belarus authorities are using phone networks run by some of the world’s biggest telecoms companies to stifle free speech and dissent, said Amnesty International in a report...The report, It’s enough for people to feel it exists: Civil society, secrecy...
"It’s enough for people to feel it exists": Civil society, secrecy and surveillance in Belarus - report
Author: Amnesty International
The legal framework governing secret surveillance in Belarus is characterized by inadequate safeguards, and allows the authorities to undertake wide-ranging surveillance with little or no justification. While it is possible that almost anyone could be...
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- This is a non response from the following companies: Turkcell
Author: Thandeka Gqubule, Sunday Times: Business Times [So. Africa]
Telecommunications company MTN this week had more to celebrate than the withdrawal of the multibillion-dollar US lawsuit by Turkish cellular group Turkcell. Turkcell decided to drop the case in the wake of a historic human rights ruling by the US...
Author: Independent Online [So. Africa]
The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) received a call to investigate MTN for human rights violations in Iran...MTN has been accused of facilitating the surveillance of Iranian opposition activists by allowing phones to be bugged...The case has been...
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- Related companies: MTN Turkcell
Author: Carbon Disclosure Project
Following the increase in the number of CDP signatories, the standard of disclosure over the past seven years since the inception of CDP has increased dramatically... The number of Asian companies responding to CDP 2009 increasedby 39% (51 to 71) from...
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YUM! Zurich
Author: Mark Turner, Financial Times
...the UN believes partnerships with business to respond to emergencies are also an important initiative. [refers to Turkcell, Ericsson, Telenor, Ghana Telecom, Microsoft]