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Access and Power: APC at the Stockholm Internet Forum 2017

STOCKHOLM 16 May 2017 (APC for APCNews)

Stockholm Internet Forum 2017 focuses on the connections between access and power.

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What is the relationship between access and power? APC at the Stockholm Internet Forum 2017

STOCKHOLM 15 May 2017 (APC for APCNews)

The Stockholm Internet Forum, an international forum for discussions on how a free, open and secure internet promotes human rights and development worldwide, has started in Stockholm. At APC, we have been involved in the Forum since its inception, mostly focusing on ensuring that a global South and feminist perspective is incorporated into the discussions about access.

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EngageMedia at the Internet Freedom Festival: Exploring a secure and free internet for journalists

Indonesia

On 6-10 March, EngageMedia attended the Internet Freedom Festival in Valencia, Spain.

As one of the few global, civil society-focused events, the festival was a refreshing change from the often highly branded multistakeholder conferences.

HRC34: Why is it important for internet rights?

The Human Rights Council 34th session wrapped up at the end of last month.

Measuring women's rights online in the Philippines

11 April 2017 (APC for Foundation for Media Alternatives)

How do we measure women’s rights online? Even if women have access, what kind of environment are they able to access online? Are digital spaces safe for women? These are some of the questions APC member Foundation for Media Alternatives addressed in its digital gender report card on the Philippines’ progress in closing the digital gender gap.

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Queering the internet at the Internet Freedom Festival

Valencia

The internet has become a space for sexual exploration. From teenagers exploring their sexual identity and sharing information with others to sexual rights activism, the internet offers countless opportunities to navigate our bodies and identities.

APC at the Internet Freedom Festival 2017

VALENCIA 4 March 2017 (APC for APCNews)

The Internet Freedom Festival, which takes place in Valencia, Spain on a yearly basis, has become one of the main events for civil society to gather around issues of surveillance, censorship and circumvention worldwide. Check out this list of the events in which APC is involved and join us!

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SMEX: Advancing self-regulating information societies in the Middle East and North Africa

31 January 2017 (APC for APCNews)

We have interviewed Jessica Dheere and Mohamad Najem, the co-directors of Lebanese NGO Social Media Exchange, which just joined the APC network.

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Cameroon maintains internet shutdown despite international outcry

31 January 2017 (APC for APCNews)

Restrictions on internet access, which have been in effect since 17 January 2017, have specifically targeted Anglophone regions. APC notes with grave concern these shutdowns ordered by the government of Cameroon.

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Sekoetlane Phamodi, APC’s new Africa policy coordinator: “Women are holding knives by their blades”

13 January 2017 (APC for APCNews)

African internet rights are at the core of APC’s work and will take another step forward with our new Africa policy regional coordinator, Sekoetlane Phamodi, who just joined APC.

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