Statements & positions

Statements, positions and contributions from APC

Joint statement on WSIS+10 high-level event

(June 2014, Association for Progressive Communications )
3
Your rating: None Average: 3 (1 vote)

APC condemns arbitrary detention of women human rights defenders in Egypt

By Association for Progressive Communication (June 2014, APC )

APC denounces the arrests of 23 protestors and human rights defenders in Egypt, including the arrest of Yara Sallam, long-time APC partner and human rights advocate. Since the introduction of the protest law in November, there have been a string of actions aimed at silencing dissent in Egypt. APC fully supports the call from Nazra for Feminist Studies to release the human rights defenders and comply with international standards on freedom of assembly.

5
Your rating: None Average: 5 (1 vote)

APC condemns conviction of Egyptian activist and APC partner Alaa Abd El Fattah

By APC (June 2014, Association for Progressive Communications )

APC strongly condemns the conviction of Egyptian activist and APC partner Alaa Abd El Fattah, sentenced on June 11, 2014 to 15 years in prison for organizing a protest. He was convicted in absentia, along with 24 other protestors. Alaa Abd El Fattah is a close partner of the APC network. We call on the Egyptian government to release the prisoners and repeal the draconian protest law introduced in November 2013. We call on the APC community to join the campaign to #FreeAlaa.

0
Your rating: None

Human Right Council 26: The internet and human rights

By Article 19 (June 2014, APC )

“One year after the Snowden revelations, the Human Rights Council must recognise that trust in the internet is conditional on respect for the rights to freedom of expression and privacy, regardless of users’ nationality or location”, says a joint statement supported by APC and delivered today in Geneva.

0
Your rating: None

Briefing note: Human Rights Council 26th session

By Deniz Duru Aydin (Access), Deborah Brown and Shawna Finnegan (June 2014, Association for Progressive Communications )
0
Your rating: None

Association for Progressive Communications (APC) statement on NETmundial

(April 2014, APC )
5
Your rating: None Average: 5 (1 vote)

Submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the right to privacy in the digital age

By APC, Privacy International, Access, EFF, Article 19, Human Rights Watch and the WWW Foundation (April 2014, Privacy International )
0
Your rating: None

APC commends Brazil's historic step towards a Civil Rights Framework for the Internet

(March 2014, APC )
5
Your rating: None Average: 5 (2 votes)

Turkey violates human rights by banning Twitter

(March 2014, APC )

APC urges the Turkish government to respect international human rights standards and to immediately cease blocking, filtering and censorship of content and expression online.

5
Your rating: None Average: 5 (1 vote)

Human Rights Council 25: Oral statement on Nigeria

By APC, Development Dynamics, PEN Nigeria, Fantsuam Foundation, CIVICUS (March 2014, )
0
Your rating: None

Sign in to APC.org