New APC brief on the new threats to human rights online

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By Joy Liddicoat for APCNews

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, 30 September 2011

APC’s human rights expert Joy Liddicoat outlines the state of human rights online and the major challenges facing activists and human rights defenders. As levels of censorship and surveillance are increasing worldwide including in democratic countries threaten the lives of democracy activists, APC calls for the theme of the 2012 IGF to focus exclusively on human rights.

Full article at http://www.apc.org/en/system/files/IRHRPolicyBrief_EN.pdf

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