APC Talk

The Dutch have done it again 24 June 2011

From the people who brought you legal marijuana, freaky sex clubs and pickled herring comes the craziest thing yet. Of course, I’m talking about the net neutrality law that just passed through Dutch parliament.

Joint Statement on Freedom of Expression 21 June 2011

Validation! Our hard work has paid off.

Ugandan MDG3  partner WOUGNET produces radio jingles on VAW and ICTs
Ugandan MDG3 partner WOUGNET produces radio jingles on VAW and ICTs 20 June 2011 Berna Ngolobe

Over the last two years Women of Uganda Network has explored the use of various ICTs media including social media like Facebook, Twitter, Care2 petitionsite; SMS; websites among others to strengthen the fight against VAW. As part of APC’s initiative “MDG3: Take Back the Tech!

TBTT grantee is now a registered NGO
TBTT grantee is now a registered NGO 19 June 2011 NN

Gawaahi is an initiative by Naveen Naqvi, a famous television personality & journalist, and Sana Saleem, a blogger, editor, writer, activist & medical student. Gawaahi.com archives and makes available on the internet digital stories of people of Pakistan, and particularly the stories of w...

APC influences governments submission to the Human Rights Council
APC influences governments submission to the Human Rights Council 17 June 2011 JL

On June 10 a group of 40 countries submitted a joint statement to the Human Rights Council commending the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression’s report following the initiative of the Swedish government.

US leads the charge in building 'shadow internet'
US leads the charge in building 'shadow internet' 15 June 2011 grady

The US State Department has been practically throwing money at activists and entrepreneurs in an effort to build independent internet networks for citizens of repressive regimes. This comes as part of a wider US effort to help internet users, particularly human rights activists, evade government...

Gay Girl in Damascus is really a man
Gay Girl in Damascus is really a man 13 June 2011 grady

So it turns out Gay Girl in Damascus, the “woman” who stole our hearts with tales of her repression in Syria, is really a man.

Join the UNESCO proposal for World Radio Day
Join the UNESCO proposal for World Radio Day 10 June 2011 AHM Bazlur Rahman- S21BR

Spanish Radio Academy to propose to the UNESCO the founding of a “World Radio Day” within the International Days UN calendar At the request of Spain, UNESCO Executive Board will consider a proposal to declare a World Radio Day at its 187th session on 21 September – 7 October this year.