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WHRD IC condemns systematic digital harassment of LACWHN

14 October 2013 (Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition for APCNews)

The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRD IC) expresses its deep concern at the recent hacking of the website of the Latin America and Caribbean Women’s Health Network’s (LACWHN). The attack is emblematic of the serious threat that online harassment presents to sexual and reproductive rights activists and constitutes a violation of LACWHN’‘s right to freedom of expression and association.

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MIND 4 - Human Rights and Internet Governance

By Joy Liddicoat (November 2012, Internet & Society Co:llaboratory )
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Reflecting on the Human Rights Council as a space to halt mass surveillance

Johannesburg, South Africa

Last Friday the 24th session of the UN Human Rights Council came to a close in Geneva.

NGOs at the Human Rights Council: Apply human rights law to state surveillance

GENEVA 20 September 2013 (APC)

Civil society organisations today called upon the members of the Human Rights Council (HRC) to assess whether national surveillance laws and activities are in line with their international human rights obligations.

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Applying human rights law to state surveillance

20 September 2013
GENEVA 20 September 2013 () -

Principles are launched seeking to update understandings of human rights to reflect modern surveillance technologies and techniques.

Civil society organisations on Friday, September 20 called upon the members of the Human Rights Council (HRC) to assess whether national surveillance laws and activities are in line with their international human rights obligations.

The Snowden revelations ha

HRC 24: Joint Statement by NGOs in the Republic of Korea on intelligence agencies’ internet surveillance

GENEVA

Jinbonet, APC member in South Korea, submitted a written statement to the 24th session of the Human Rights Council, together with other NGOs from South Korea.

APC at the 24th Human Rights Council

GENEVA 13 September 2013 (APC)

Against the backdrop of the recent Snowden revelations, APC and other civil society organisations are participating the 24th session of the HRC, which is taking place from 9-27 September 2013 in Geneva.

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Response from APC to the CSTD Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation questionnaire

(September 2013, APC )
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