APCNews 184 – Building capacities for human rights defenders – 08/04/13

APCNews – 8 April 2013 – Year XIII Issue 184
The news service on ICTs for social justice and sustainable development

‘Human rights and the internet’ multimedia training kit released

BERLINAPC presents a Multimedia training kit on human rights and the internet, a set of modules concerned with the relationship between human rights, information and communications technologies (ICTs) and the internet. These modules can be used freely to help those who work on human rights and ICTs to understand how the internet is affecting the protection of rights.

Digital security training for WHRDs in Istanbul

ISTANBUL (Jennifer Radloff for APCNews) – From 19 to 22 March 2013 Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) met in Istanbul for a Training of Trainers workshop on digital security. Participants were selected by the WHRD International Coalition. With increasing online threats to the freedom of expression and association and because they are women, WHRDs face many unique threats online that can hinder their activism.

Network news: Video4change network, EngageMedia release new resources for activists

(EngageMedia) – Over the past few months, EngageMedia as part of the video4change network has been developing four guides to support the work of video activists. The materials range from video security to using Android video apps. One outstanding example is “A guide on open source video editing”. Click for all four.



GenderIT: Gendered abuse online

APC opens its membership to individual affiliates!

Digital security first-aid kit for human rights defenders


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