Offensive online? Three years in jail

Offensive online? Three years in jail

In 2013 MLDI supported a challenge to the Supreme Court of India to protect freedom of expression online from over-broad legislation in the Information Technology Act of 2010. MLDI and The Software Freedom Law Center were successful in their challenge. As technology...
UK politician tries to sue Google

UK politician tries to sue Google

UK politician tries to sue Google – intermediary liability at the European Court of Human Rights In 2017, the European Court of Human Rights dismissed the claim made, in Tamiz v. UK, by a British politician that his right to reputation had been violated because...
Overview: media freedom in Ukraine

Overview: media freedom in Ukraine

Guest article by the NGO Human Rights Platform (HRP). MLDI has been working with HRP since 2017 to provide legal defence to journalists, bloggers and independent media in Ukraine. In early 2014 Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula was annexed by the Russian Federation. Since...
Mercy Mutemi, lawyer, Kenya

Mercy Mutemi, lawyer, Kenya

“The training workshop was an inspiration which built on and expanded my knowledge on topics regarding freedom of expression and its relation to the internet.”  Mercy Mutemi is a Kenyan lawyer who came to a  litigation workshop run by BAKE, the Bloggers Association of...
Olumide Babalola, lawyer, Nigeria

Olumide Babalola, lawyer, Nigeria

Building Nigeria’s legal digital rights community Olumide Babalola is a Nigerian lawyer with ten years’ post call experience. He works in private practice and takes cases across a range of issues including digital rights, consumer rights and freedom of...