Unfazed: One Kenyan activist’s determination in the face of online attacks
Kenya has a critical mass of budding and young tech-savvy activists who use their online presence for civic engagement. Recently, activists critical of the Kenyan government have been met with aggressive, sometimes vicious, attacks. Abdullahi had a chat with Edwin Kiama, one such activist, whose experience is a demonstration of a much bigger problem - attacks on critical voices online. On the balmy June afternoon when we met at my office located west of Nairobi, his phone beeped endlessly.
2 August 2017