Strategic use of the internet

APC celebrates Africa Day with roundtable addressing human rights and the internet

JOHANNESBURG 25 May 2017 (APC for APCNews)

As the world commemorates Africa Day this week, APC is convening a roundtable in partnership with the South African Human Rights Commission and the Network of African National Human Rights Institutions in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Access and beyond: Motivations for internet use

Cape Town, South Africa

Do you remember why you went online for the first time in your life?

The constellations in internet history: A conversation with Ian Peter, founder of Pegasus Networks

8 March 2017 (APC for APCNews)

APCNews interviewed internet pioneer and historian Ian Peter, founder of Australia’s first public internet provider and founding director of APC, who recently formally joined the APC network as an individual member.

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Harnessing the internet to realise labour rights in Cambodia: Interview with Alexandra Demetrianova

Cambodia

mage Source: World Bank Photo Collection on Flickr, under CC License Generic 2.0. Title: Cambodia’s Garment Industrymage Source: World Bank Photo Collection on Flickr, under CC License Generic 2.0. Title: Cambodia’s Garment Industry Do internet campaigns work? This is what Alexandra Demetrianova reflects upon in her research for GISWatch about labour rights violations in garment factories of Cambodia.

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

Argentina

_“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.

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

24 May 2016 (APC)

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.

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Digital rights advocacy in the Arab world and the Universal Periodic Review

24 May 2016 (APC)

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.

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Digital rights advocacy in the Arab world and the Universal Periodic Review

By Wafa Ben Hassine (May 2016, APC )

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Bytes for All Pakistan, Internet Rights Are Human Rights workshop

Rawalpindi

“It was the first time I attended a training about Internet rights.

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