INTERNET FREEDOMS IN THE WESTERN BALKAN REGION

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    Governments in the Western Balkans have continuously jeopardized the right to freedom of expression by shutting down media outlets, social movements’ pages and intimidating individual activists online. Furthermore, there is a growing tendency of introducing legislation aimed at censorship of online content. There are also rising concerns in terms of surveillance and lack of efficient personal data
    protection of citizens. Such measures limit and restrict civic participation and undermine the very foundation of democracy.