Freedom of expression
APC strategic priorities for 2009-12: The challenges and opportunities to using internet for social justice today
After several days of intense debate, APC members identified six issues as the key strategic areas that APC must tackle in the next five years: advocating for affordable internet access for all, ICTs and the environment, building the “information commons” , defending internet rights, critical and creative engagement of emerging technologies from a social change perspective and improving governance, especially governance of the internet. Why did APC members prioritise those six issues? What are the key challenges and opportunities that they perceive regarding the freedom of the internet and its use for social justice in the coming years?
Namita Malhotra from the Alternative Law Forum in Bangalore explained to journalist Frederick Noronha what went into an unusual campaign in India which targetted conservative politicians and their ire
Legal information is a very important for almost all the segments of a society. However, there is a dearth of Law portals and web sites in India.
Last week, the Convention on Modern Liberty was launched in London.
Right to Information (RTI) in Election Manifesto
Community Radio Services in Election Manifesto of Awami League NINTH PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS-2008: A Charter for Change
Community Radio Services in
Election Manifesto of Bangladesh Awami League NINTH PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS-2008: A Charter for Change
Article 19 Booklet on The Public’s Right to Know, Principles on Freedom of Information Legislation in Both Bangla and English
Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication( www.bnnrc.net) is working in association with other partner organizations regarding the need for a Right to Information Law since its inception.
The news of blocking six URLs in Pakistan has been confirmed by various quarters including the Convener of Internet Service Providers Association (ISPAK) of Pakistan.
That I would blog, or prepare a report at this time, when there are several people dedicated to recording the iSummit is likely an exhausting prospect.
Japanese service staff are so eager to assist, to ensure one is more than adequately served that it is a wonder, in their exuberance, they do not break! It has been said many many times that the Japanese are efficient. Today, Day 01 of the iSummit, I could do with a healthy dose of efficiency to bolster the headache incurred at the hand of the Shot Bar’s skilled shaker of an 800 Yen Martini.
The iSummit kicked off with a pro-active presentation and welcome introduction from Heather Ford, diving straight into global issues and the scope, the urgent need for open strategies to address them. She was also quite direct about the global instrumentalities and institutions that have been largely ineffective in dealing with the very real problems we face… climate change, poverty, land use.