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AlterMundi, APC's new member in Argentina: "Let's talk about extending the internet infrastructure" 26 May 2016 Leila Nachawati Rego for APCNews

AlterMundi in action in Córdoba, Argentina. Photos: AlterMundi AlterMundi is, in the words of its members, “a network of activists, working with people with no knowledge of networks or information technology so that they can construct and maintain their own communications systems.” In other wor...

What is the state of digital security and digital rights advocacy in the Middle East and North Africa?
What is the state of digital security and digital rights advocacy in the Middle East and North Africa? 24 May 2016 APC

Source: Global Voices Advocacy During the “Arab Spring” of 2011, the internet was a space for mobilisation. Since then, it has become a space for oppression of activism and dissent as well, with the governments of numerous countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA, Maghreb-Machrek in A...

Point of View, APC's new member in India: “We're kindred spirits – we care about the same things”
Point of View, APC's new member in India: “We're kindred spirits – we care about the same things” 23 May 2016 Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

Point of View is a Mumbai-based non-profit organisation that brings the perspectives of women into community, social, cultural and public domains through media, art and culture. They work across five programme areas, on groundbreaking topics: Fighting For Headspace (to place the broad concept of gen...

How can the internet help realise the right to education? The South African case
How can the internet help realise the right to education? The South African case 16 May 2016 Andrew Rens for APC

The right to education and the internet. Case study on the role of the internet in provision and accessibility of educational resources in South Africa As part of our research project Connecting your rights: Economic, social and cultural rights (ESCRs) and the internet, we have produced a case study...