The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has advised the Federal Government to Enhance the capacity of the judiciary to apply existing legal mechanisms (e.g. Libel and Defamation) to misuse of social media.
SERAP explained that social media has been a tool for disseminating information and engaging citizens and there are existing mechanisms to checkmate its abuse and provide redress. So, the Social Media Bill and Hate Speech Bill are unnecessary.
Continue reading Social Media Bill: What FG should do to abusers ― SERAP at Vanguard News.