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Outrage As Amnesty International Reveals 3-Years Jail Term For Critics Of President Tinubu

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Social media users are reacting to the new rules by Amnesty International protecting President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on social media.

 

Amnesty International in a recent statement, said critics of the President risk a three-year jail term for condemning the president. He went on to explain further the implications of social media regulations in a series of tweets on Saturday, the Human Rights Organization said.

“the social media regulation law keenly pushed by Nigerian politicians is set to be subject to vague and broad interpretations and will impose incredibly harsh punishments simply for criticizing the authorities.”

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Amnesty International said, “Social media users will be punished for freely expressing their opinions. Govt. can arbitrarily shut down the internet and limit access to social media. Criticizing the government will be punishable with penalties of up to three years in prison.”

 

See comments from social media users below,

 

One Dinma of Lagos wrote, “So basically, freedom of speech is allowed but freedom after speech is not guaranteed

One Idu1m wrote, “No fee for anybody including certificate forger

One Tee Bong wrote, “This is dictatorship, not democracy

 

One I Am Black Bharbie wrote, “So what happened to Freedom of Speech? We’re literally in a local person

 

One Eva Comedy wrote, “Hope the jail is big enough to contain everybody bcos 90% citizens are going in

 

One Books Fever wrote, “The more we Gold our hands and do nothing, the more we go dey run from poor to poorest to poorest. It’s a good day to get bookssssss

 

One I Am A medium wrote, “I don go criticize the amnesty international for their page Oloriburuku

 

One Sha Mu81 wrote, “But Dem dey come online come do campaign”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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