Statements & positions
On the morning of national elections, February 18, Ugandan internet users were blocked from using Twitter, Facebook, and other communications platforms. The shutdown remained in place until the afternoon of Sunday, February 21. Kampala-based APC member CIPESA along with Access Now and other civil society groups around the world called for renewed respect for human rights in the wake of this violation.
Joint written statement to the UN Human Rights Council on the impact of religion on freedom of expression and women's rights online
This joint written submission raises serious concerns regarding the potential impact of initiatives to counter
and “prevent violent extremism” on the enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms.