Strategic use of the internet

See it, film it, change it: Training and supporting people using video for human rights
See it, film it, change it: Training and supporting people using video for human rights 17 September 2016

_“In this age, when the mass media rest in fewer and fewer hands, we must have strong, vital, independent voices if we ever want to hear all the stories or seek justice.

Digital rights advocacy in the Arab world and the Universal Periodic Review
Digital rights advocacy in the Arab world and the Universal Periodic Review 24 May 2016

This report explores how local groups in the Maghreb and Machrek regions are engaged in internet-related rights advocacy at the national and regional levels, and how that reflects upon the inclusion of these issues in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process.    

What is the state of digital security and digital rights advocacy in the Middle East and North Africa?
What is the state of digital security and digital rights advocacy in the Middle East and North Africa? 24 May 2016

During the “Arab Spring” of 2011, the internet was a space for mobilisation. Despite the increasing sophistication of persecution, the efforts to defend human rights, both online and offline, have not ceased.

Digital rights advocacy in the Arab world and the Universal Periodic Review
Digital rights advocacy in the Arab world and the Universal Periodic Review 01 May 2016

This report explores how local groups in the Maghreb and Machrek regions are engaged in internet-related rights advocacy at the national and regional levels, and how that reflects upon the inclusion of these issues in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process.  

Iranian blogger Hossein Derakhshan: "We need to make hyperlinks valuable again"
Iranian blogger Hossein Derakhshan: "We need to make hyperlinks valuable again" 14 December 2015

Credited with introducing the blogging culture to Iran, Derakhshan spent six years isolated from the web he had contributed to building. When he went back to the internet, what he found was appalling.

Bytes for All Pakistan, Internet Rights Are Human Rights workshop
Bytes for All Pakistan, Internet Rights Are Human Rights workshop 02 November 2015

Ali Rana was among ten participants selected for the Internet Rights are Human Rights (IRHR) workshop held with human rights defenders, women’s rights defenders, journalists and members of academia, as part of the project Advocacy for Change through Technology in India, Malaysia and Pakistan (IMPACT). The project is using the Internet Rights are Human Rights curriculum to provide human rights...

LASIR: Empowering national and local actors in their defence of human rights on the internet
LASIR: Empowering national and local actors in their defence of human rights on the internet 10 September 2015

Since early 2015, the Local Action to Secure Internet Rights (LASIR) project has focused on empowering national and local actors in their defence of human rights on the internet, in countries as diverse as South Korea, Brazil, the Philippines, India, Jordan, Uganda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bangladesh, Kenya and Tunisia.

IT for Change: Net neutrality and community broadband in India
IT for Change: Net neutrality and community broadband in India 19 August 2015

Since early 2015, the Local Action to Secure Internet Rights (LASIR) project has focused on empowering national and local actors in their defence of human rights on the internet, in countries as diverse as South Korea, Brazil, the Philippines, India, Jordan, Uganda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bangladesh, Kenya and Tunis

One World Platform: Internet rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina
One World Platform: Internet rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina 19 August 2015

Since early 2015, the Local Action to Secure Internet Rights (LASIR) project has focused on empowering national and local actors in their defence of human rights on the internet, in countries as diverse as South Korea, Brazil, the Philippines, India, Jordan, Uganda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bangladesh, Kenya and Tunis

Foundation for Media Alternatives: A Philippine Multistakeholder Forum on Internet Governance
Foundation for Media Alternatives: A Philippine Multistakeholder Forum on Internet Governance 19 August 2015

Since early 2015, the Local Action to Secure Internet Rights (LASIR) project has focused on empowering national and local actors in their defence of human rights on the internet, in countries as diverse as South Korea, Brazil, the Philippines, India, Jordan, Uganda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bangladesh, Kenya and Tunis