Freedom of expression
APCNews 142 – Pakistan internet ban?
APC calls on the Human Rights Council to treat freedom of expression online as a human rights issue.
As part of APC’s Connect your rights! Internet Rights are Human Rights campaign, APC is co-hosted a side-event at the Human Rights Council’s seventeenth session in Geneva on 3 June.
A new ruling by the Lahore High Court may result in a total ban of social media in Pakistan reports APC. Critics condemn the ban as unnecessary, unjust and ultimately counterproductive.
Former New Zealand human rights commissioner Joy Liddicoat has just joined APC to lead a new Internet Rights are Human Rights campaign. Although she is busy getting ready for Internet Governance Forum consultations on May 18-19, she took a few moments to talk to APCNews.
World Press Freedom Day – Take Back the Tech! to defend your right to communicate
MEXICO CITY 29 April 2011 (TBTT) On May 3 join a global day of action to defend our right to share information and opinions freely online – and be our own media!