Statements, positions and contributions from the APC

Title Abstract Datesort icon Languages
APC welcomes landmark HRC resolution condemning threats to women journalists and restrictions on encryption Sep 2016 A_HRC_33_L.6 Safety of Journalists - as adopted.pdf
In spite of continued objections over serious human rights implications, Pakistan’s new cyber crime bill passes through: Joint statement by Media Matters for Democracy, Bytes for All, Pakistan and APC Aug 2016
Feminist Principles of the Internet - Version 2.0

Aug 2016
Suggestions for internet-related human rights questions to be included in the list of issues on Pakistan, Human Rights Committee 120th session, June-July 2017 Aug 2016 English
APC welcomes Human Rights Council resolution on the internet and human rights

Jul 2016
Statement on the recent attacks on Black Lives Matter's website Jul 2016
APC welcomes UN Special Rapporteur's report on the role of private actors in protecting and promoting freedom of expression in the digital age Jun 2016 English
The role of the internet in democratising the curation, interpretation and reconstruction of cultural heritage

Jun 2016 English
Written submission to the Human Rights Councils' 32nd session: State of internet rights in India, Malaysia and Pakistan Jun 2016 English
32nd Session of the Human Rights Council: Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to education, freedom of peaceful assembly and association Jun 2016
APC condemns brutal state attacks on Oaxacan civil society Jun 2016
Global Commission on Internet Governance's Report: One Internet

Jun 2016 English
Civil Society at OECD event in Mexico rejects repression in Oaxaca

Jun 2016
High-level Policy Session Statement. WSIS Forum 2016 May 2016 English
Malaysian parliament should heed civil society calls to reject flawed Communications and Multimedia Act amendments

May 2016
Written statement by the Association for Progressive Communications on the right to education and the internet May 2016 English
Joint statement to Brazilian congress: Drop dangerous cybercrime bills

Apr 2016
Sudan blocks civil society participation in UN-led human rights review

Apr 2016
Cultural rights and the internet in Brazil. Presentation at 157th session at Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Apr 2016 English
Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2016, yet another story of deception from democracy

ISLAMABAD, April 14, 2016: Bytes for All, Pakistan, Media Matters for Democracy and the Association for Progressive Communications express their grave concerns over the recent development regarding Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill in the national assembly and reject the bill in its current shape.

Apr 2016

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