MOZAMBIQUE: WOMAN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER FACING THREATS ONLINE: FÁTIMA MIMBIRE

HARARE, Mozambique,30 January 2019 -/African Media Agency/-Woman human rights defender Fátima Mimbire has been receiving intimidating messages on social media from unknown people since 18 January. These threats began after she took up an active role in the Centre for Public Integrity’s (CIP) campaign against the Mozambique government seeking to repay loans it acquired illegally and secretly. There has also been a smear campaign aimed at Fátima on social media in an attempt to further intimidate her and delegitimize her work.

Distributed by African Media Agency on behalf of  Amnesty International.

Source : http://amediaagency.com/mozambique-woman-human-rights-defender-facing-threats-online-fatima-mimbire/

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