It’s been one year since the Guardian first published the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court order, leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, that demonstrated that the NSA was conducting dragnet surveillance on millions of innocent people.
A Civil Society Digital Broadcasting Migration Observatory has been launched in Maputo on April 9, at the end of a national conference that discussed and approved a National Advocacy Plan on the sensitive transition process in Mozambique.
Over the past few years, Macedonia has seen a backslide in democracy and human rights, including the swift enactment of a repressive new Media and Defamations laws.
Discourses on issues of safety are not new to feminists. Strategies to resist sexual harassment in the office, verbal abuse on the streets, physical violence in the home, shaming in social spaces and sexualised threats to women human rights defenders are continually being revisited and reworked.
At the NETmundial opening ceremony in Sao Paulo, President Dilma Rousseff sanctioned the historic Marco Civil Internet Bill of Rights, which was formally approved by the national parliament in March.
Can you imagine life without your mobile phone? Is hanging out online as important to you as going out with your friends? Then you’ve probably experienced, witnessed or heard about tech-related violence, from receiving annoying messages from strangers to being stalked or bullied on the internet.
Take Back the Tech!
1 June 2014 is the last day for non-governmental organizations to apply for Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) consultative status in order to have an opportunity to take part in UN deliberations.
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In partnership with members and networks, APC’s Internet Rights programme advocates for the protection, promotion and respect of human rights at the national level through the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), a unique mechanism of the Human Rights Council involving a review of the human rights rec