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IFEX criticises Zimbabwean cyber security bill

Wednesday 22 July 2020 | 13:22 CET | News
Global rights group IFEX has criticised Zimbabwe's proposed Cyber Security and Data Protection Bill for potential risk of infringment of citizens' privacy and for lack of judicial oversight. The Bill is now before Parliament. Its drafters say it will consolidate cyber-related offences and provide data protection with due regard to the Declaration of Rights under the Constitution and the public and national interest.

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