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June 12, 2021

Nigeria's indefinite Twitter ban sounds the alarm on free speech

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Nigerian writers Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani and Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún weigh in on Nigeria's decision to indefinitely ban Twitter after the platform deleted a controversial tweet by the president. Produced by: The World staff and Carol Hills. Image credit: Sunday Alamba/AP.

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That’s reminiscent of what is happening in India. Trying to Regulate and gag social media like Twitter, Facebook and chat sources like Whatsapp. They seem to be unduly insecure and jittery when it comes to constructive criticism.
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