freedom of expression
From harassment of human rights defenders and civil society activists, to crackdowns on freedom of expression and media freedom, to the threats faced by women and girls under conflict, a diversity of issues were highlighted at the 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council.
APC and the organisations supporting this joint statement welcome the report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, Mr. David Kaye, to be presented at the 35th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC).
There were countless reasons for a young, Malaysian feminist, internet rights activist, to be excited about RightsCon Brussels.
For International Women’s Day, some human rights and technology groups threw a benefit party for Chelsea Manning in Valencia, Spain as part of the annual Internet Freedom Festival.
APC and the organisations supporting this joint statement welcome the appointment of Dr. Ahmed Shaheed as the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief and his report to be presented at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council.
APC notes with grave concern the restrictions on internet access – commonly known as internet shutdowns – ordered by the government of Cameroon, which have been in effect since 17 January 2017.
APC’s submission in response to the invitation issued by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development of South Africa for written representations.
This report on the state of freedom of peaceful assembly and association online in Pakistan forms part of the baseline research conducted for the APC-IMPACT project, which aims to address restrictions on the internet by promoting and protecting internet rights in India, Malaysia and Pakistan.
Bytes for All, Pakistan has launched a new report that focuses on local and international advocacy initiatives to improve Pakistan’s compliance with international human rights law and practices in relation to freedom of assembly and of association online.