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Session soundbites: “Democracy dies in darkness: do we have the information we need?”

6 November 2019
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Session soundbites: “Democracy dies in darkness: do we have the information we need?”

Nighat Dad, a Pakistani lawyer and Internet activist: “Vulnerable groups and minorities usually don’t find space in the offline world to exercise their right to freedom of speech”.

Enrico Letta, Former Prime Minister of Italy and Dean of the Paris School of International Affairs at Sciences Po: “There is more information, but it is delivered in a more manipulated way”.

Alexei Venediktov, Editor-in-chief of Echo of Moscow Radio: “We are experiencing a revolution of social behaviour, and it is difficult to ban fake news”.

Hauwa Ibrahim, Human Rights Lawyer, Sakharov Prize Winner: “What democracy, whose democracy, what darkness? Let's start by defining these”.


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