UNESCO in conversation with Magistrate Aniagyei, a participant in African MOOC on freedom of expression

You recently completed a 5 weeks online course (MOOC) on freedom of expression and international and African standards on this issue. Could you present yourself briefly and tell us why you decided to follow this online course organized by UNESCO and the University of Pretoria?

I am a professional magistrate working in the judicial service. I am stationed in Kumasi, in the Ashanti region of Ghana. I was called to the Ghana bar in 2012, and have been a magistrate since 2014.

I chose to enroll in an online course because I am quite busy, but always eager to learn. The reason I chose this course on human rights and specifically freedom of expression has to do with my strong interest in humanitarian law and human rights law. I am interested in human rights law because when there is peace, human…

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