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 Womens Health Networks (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.
Last Friday the 24th session of the UN Human Rights Council came to a close in Geneva.
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.
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
Civil Society Statement read by APC to the Human Rights Council on human rights principles applicable to communications surveillance
HRC 24: Joint Statement by NGOs in the Republic of Korea on intelligence agencies’ internet surveillance
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.
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.