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APC IMPACT call for national research consultant: Research on criminalisation of expression on the internet 08 April 2017 for APCNews

Research on criminalisation of expression on the internet Background The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is undertaking research on the criminalisation of expression in India, Malaysia, Pakistan and Myanmar. In this regard, APC is calling for civil society organisations, r...

APC IMPACT call for regional coordinator consultant: Research on criminalisation of expression on the internet 08 April 2017 for APCNews

Research on criminalisation of expression on the internet Background The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is undertaking research on the criminalisation of expression in India, Malaysia, Pakistan and Myanmar. In this regard, APC is calling for researchers with a firm backgr...

Storify: RightsCon 2017
Storify: RightsCon 2017 03 April 2017 for APCNews

APC joined organisations, tech companies, universities, startups and governments from 95 countries attending the 2017 RightsCon taking place in Brussels, Belgium, on 29-31 March. [View the story "RightsCon 2017: " on Storify]

APC at RightsCon 2017
APC at RightsCon 2017 25 March 2017 for APCNews

APC will be joining the organisations, tech companies, universities, startups and governments from 95 countries attending the 2017 RightsCon taking place in Brussels, Belgium, on 29-31 March. Check out session highlights here as well as those that we are involved in to contribute to the debate ...

Giving my spirit voice: Interview with Helen Nyinakiiza
Giving my spirit voice: Interview with Helen Nyinakiiza 17 March 2017 for GenderIT.org

After a series of missed messages and calls, two individuals - neither located in the "global North" - found their way around ticking time zones to finally speak to each other. We had to drop trying to coordinate via UTC (Universal Time Converter which is basically the time in UK) and I had to learn...

HRC 34: "International borders are not zones of exclusion or exception for human  rights obligations"
HRC 34: "International borders are not zones of exclusion or exception for human rights obligations" 08 March 2017 for APCNews

In the oral statement delivered by APC’s Deborah Brown as part of the Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy and the Special Rapporteur on the sale of children at the Human Rights Council 34th Session, APC manifested its concerns over repo...

The constellations in internet history: A conversation with Ian Peter, founder of Pegasus Networks
The constellations in internet history: A conversation with Ian Peter, founder of Pegasus Networks 08 March 2017 for APCNews

Do you remember 1989? It was a year of political turning points in history: the first Brazilian presidential elections in 29 years, after the end of the military dictatorship in 1985; the beginning of the end for the apartheid regime in South Africa; the fall of the Eastern Bloc, with the opening of...

APC at the Internet Freedom Festival 2017
APC at the Internet Freedom Festival 2017 04 March 2017 for APCNews

The Internet Freedom Festival (IFF), which takes place in Valencia, Spain on a yearly basis, has become one of the main events for civil society to gather around issues of surveillance, censorship and circumvention worldwide. Hundreds of activists, journalists and members of the technical commu...