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Net Mundial Initiative should support a strong IGF, democratic and bottom-up processes

Amman

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.

Oh, the places we went!

South Africa

Oh the places we went!

Congratulations!
Today is your day.
You’re off to Great Places!
You’re off and away!

Some took to the skies and some to the road, and the APC team was off to work, to play, to be amazed at the bush, and to know each other more dee

Internet activists in the wild

South Africa

Between the 7th and the 13th of February, APC staff flew from different parts of the globe to attend a team meeting at Mopani, a camp in the northern region of the Kruger National Park in South Africa.

Interview with Yvonne Oluoch: Winner of the #IncYOUBateIT competition hosted by Making All Voices Count

Yvonne OluochYvonne Oluoch“In a continent where women form a majority of the population and half of the workforce, it is an anomaly that the percentage of women working in technology is less than 15%. Technology is one of the key factors driving Africa’s projected economic rise.

APC at the Global Voices Summit – Internet Rights in Your Backyard

Cebu, Philippines

In 2015, APC in partnership with Article 19 will be leading the project Local Actions to Secure Internet Rights (LASIR).

APC at the Global Voices Summit – Sex and the Internet. Expression, Activism, Regulation

Cebu, Philippines

The internet has been used by many across the world to discuss taboo topics, generate thoughts and reflections on (non-heteronormative) sexuality and gender, and to circumvent traditional censorship and mainstream narratives.

Bytes for All, Pakistan: Another stab from the state on media freedoms

Islamabad

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.

Bytes for All, Pakistan: Proposed media regulations are draconian

Islamabad

State propaganda and censorship not an answer to governance failures

Islamabad, December 30, 2014: Bytes For All is alarmed by the recommendations made by Pakistani parliamentary body that seeks to impose McCarthyism-style regulations on the media and Internet, in reaction to the December 16 Peshawar school attack.

On December 24, the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Information

EMPOWER: Freedom of Expression is not a Threat

Kuala Lumpur

Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) is outraged by the fine imposed by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) against BFM radio station, over an interview with Reza Aslan in 2013.

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