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    Module 10: Introduction to Litigating Digital Rights in Africa

    Summary Modules on Digital Rights and Freedom of Expression Online

    • The evolution of the internet and the practicalities of the spread of information online are creating new challenges for protecting human rights.
    • Strategic litigation is a powerful tool to advance digital rights and it is increasingly being used in a variety of different and innovative ways.
    • Litigating digital rights requires an understanding of how to develop an optimal litigation strategy based on core principles.
    • Litigating at the various regional courts and forums in Africa is a promising strategy but requires lawyers to appreciate the jurisdiction and procedures of the various forums.