Sangeeta Mahapatra / Martin Fertmann / Matthias Kettemann

Twitter's Modi Operandi: Lessons from India on Social Media’s Challenges in Reconciling Terms of Service, National Law and Human Rights Law

Blog article | 2021

  • GIGA Focus Middle East | 4/2022

    Social Media in Morocco: From Grassroots Activism to Electoral Campaigns

    Social media played an important role during the campaigns leading up to the Moroccan elections in September 2021. Digital campaigning contributed to the victory of the new ruling party. In the future, a more effective legal framework is needed to guarantee the transparency and fair funding of digital electoral campaigns.

    Eleonora Landucci

    Lena Richter

    GIGA Focus Africa | 6/2021

    A Weapon of the Weak: Fighting Police Brutality through Social Media

    Social media can provide a voice for marginalised actors. In this GIGA Focus Africa, GIGA researcher Lynda Chinenye Iroulo analyses the regulation of social media using the example of the Nigerian movement "EndSARS" and shows that the right to freedom of expression remains under pressure.


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