Female judges subjected to online smear campaigns
1 Jun 2022
Rights at stake and state’s obligations
The actor of the backlash
The form of backlash
On 1 June, 57 judges were sacked by presidential order, leading to a number of judges starting a strike in protest. Following this, very private information was posted on social media about some of the female judges. This tactic, known as doxxing, was used to prevent them from speaking out, according to Access Now.
see Access Now, Reuters