The first World Social Forum, held in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 2001, defined this ongoing process as an “open meeting place for reflective thinking, democratic debate of ideas, formulation of proposals, free exchange of experiences and interlinking for effective action” for movements and organisations opposed to
On 14 April, we presented GISWatch 2014 – Communications surveillance in the digital age in the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico. This was possible thanks to the organisations SonTusDatos and APC.
Welcome to the Zero Trollerance six-step self-help program!
Hate has always been a part of the internet and the intentional harassment of other people (termed trolling) has too.
APC’s “Take Back the Tech!
Free software is a human right. Freedom to run the software. Freedom to study and change the software. Freedom to redistribute. Freedom to redistribute with changes. The four freedoms that define free software have become essential human rights that must never be taken away from anyone except as a punishment for wrongdoing.
_After four years working as an advocate of sexual and reproductive rights, Lorena M., had already gathered quite an experience for the type of insults that could come across her path in meetings and public events. The tough debate with pro-life organizations and religious fundamentalists was expectable, even when a member of these organizations would pass by her on the street.
In the last couple of years, I have found myself getting angry often. Working for social justice means seeing, analysing, and talking about injustice a lot.