Statements, positions and contributions from the APC

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Joint written statement submitted by APC to the 35th session of the Human Rights Council: Criminalisation of online expression in Asia May 2017 English
Women Human Rights Defenders condemn online threats against Bondita Acharya

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May 2017
18 NGOs file an intervention before France’s highest court on dangers of the "right to be forgotten" Apr 2017 Français, English
APC condemns murder of Maldivian blogger and human rights activist Yameen Rasheed Apr 2017
APC statement in solidarity with Hungarian civil society and Central European University

APC expresses its solidarity with civil society in Hungary, who are facing unjustifiable attacks from the government aimed at stigmatising and undermining the credibility of NGOs and curtailing academic freedom.

Apr 2017
APC statement on World Wide Web Consortium move towards standardising digital rights management Apr 2017
Pakistan: Religious intolerance and impunity nurture killing field

Apr 2017
Submission from Social Media Exchange and the Association for Progressive Communications to the United Nations Human Rights Committee in advance of its review of Lebanon Apr 2017 English
HRC 34: Oral statement delivered by APC during the Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy and the Special Rapporteur on the sale of children Mar 2017
Bridging the gender digital divide from a human rights perspective: APC submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Feb 2017 English
Internet rights at the Human Rights Council 34th session

Feb 2017
Joint Civil Society Submission to the CESCR: Briefing on copyright as a barrier to the exercise of cultural rights online in the Republic of Korea Feb 2017 English
Joint letter to the UN on social media and device collection at US borders Feb 2017 English
Joint written statement submitted by APC to the 34th session of the Human Rights Council: Freedom of expression and religion in Asia Feb 2017 English
APC input for the CSTD WSIS Progress Report 2016 Jan 2017 English
APC input to the IGF stocktaking consultation - January 2017 Jan 2017 English
APC's statement on the internet shutdown in Cameroon Jan 2017
Written submission from APC to the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (South Africa) in response to the Draft Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill Jan 2017 English
APC's priorities for the 11th Internet Governance Forum, Guadalajara, 2016

Dec 2016
Organisations condemn the abuse of power by the police in raiding the office of EMPOWER

Dec 2016

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