68 NGOs call on governments to support the establishment of a UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
We encourage governments to support the creation of a Special Rapporteur with a mandate to provide guidance on the scope and content of the right to privacy.
On 20 February, APC submitted its input to the consultation on the NETmundial Initative (NMI) terms of reference. The input affirmed APC’s principled stance towards supporting inclusive, transparent and democratic spaces in internet governance working in the public interest.
From Bolivia to Senegal, ten Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) authors have organised local launches to highlight national reports on the implications of surveillance in local contexts.
In 2015, APC in partnership with Article 19 will be leading the project Local Actions to Secure Internet Rights (LASIR).
Originally posted at: http://www.netfreedom.pk/?p=1069
Immediate reactions from the government after Peshawar tragedy also included abolishing the moratorium on death penalty.
The open internet, freedom of expression and online civic movements are the foci of the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit that will take place in Cebu, Philippines. APC is participating with two panels and a meeting on the limits and barriers to defend human rights on the internet from a local perspective.
GISWatch is an annual report covering the state of the information society from the perspectives of civil society. This year’s key theme is surveillance. Read the report and explore the findings by country.
APC joins in the calls for the charges against Khadija Ismayilova to be dropped and for sanctions to be adopted against top Azerbaijani government officials participating in jailing and torturing journalists and free speech activists.
Joint statement on the Ten-year Review of Progress Made in the Implementation of the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society
The Association for Progressive Communications, the International Federation of Library Associations and the Internet Democracy Project welcome the Commission on Science and Technology for Development Secretariat’s report on the Ten-year Review of Progress Made in the Implementation of the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society and issued the following statement on the occasion of the 18th session of the CSTD , Geneva, 4-8 May 2015