Freedom of expression

Open Net Initiative-Asia: Gender Research Framework on Censorship & Surveillance Practices
Open Net Initiative-Asia: Gender Research Framework on Censorship & Surveillance Practices 30 June 2009

APC and the women’s programme are taking a closer look at internet censorship and surveillance practices from a gender perspective, which takes into account its potential impact to women’s rights and realities and how gender considerations affect the development of research methodologies. In collaboration with APC WNSP member, Heike Jensen and the Centre for Independent Journalism, Malaysia, the project aims to develop a research framework that can be applicable not just to the project pa...

APC strategic priorities for 2009-12: The challenges and opportunities  to using internet for social justice today
APC strategic priorities for 2009-12: The challenges and opportunities to using internet for social justice today 14 May 2009 APC

After several days of intense debate, APC members identified six issues as the key strategic areas that APC must tackle in the next five years: advocating for affordable internet access for all, ICTs and the environment, building the “information commons” , defending internet rights, critical and creative engagement of emerging technologies from a social change perspective and improving governance, especially governance of the internet. Why did APC members prioritise those six issues? Wha...

Pink panties and freedom of expression
Pink panties and freedom of expression 11 March 2009 KAH

Namita Malhotra from the Alternative Law Forum in Bangalore explained to journalist Frederick Noronha what went into an unusual campaign in India which targetted conservative politicians and their ire

Best Legal Information And Cyber Law Portals Of India
Best Legal Information And Cyber Law Portals Of India 08 March 2009 Pritesh K Munjal

Legal information is a very important for almost all the segments of a society. However, there is a dearth of Law portals and web sites in India.

Convention on Modern Liberty launched in the UK
Convention on Modern Liberty launched in the UK 19 January 2009 Robert Sharp

Last week, the Convention on Modern Liberty was launched in London.

Right to Information (RTI) in Election  Manifesto in Bangladesh
Right to Information (RTI) in Election Manifesto in Bangladesh 18 December 2008 AHM Bazlur Rahman-S21BR

Right to Information (RTI) in Election Manifesto

Community Radio Services in Election Manifesto of Awami League  NINTH PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS-2008: A Charter for Change
Community Radio Services in Election Manifesto of Awami League NINTH PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS-2008: A Charter for Change 13 December 2008 AHM Bazlur Rahman-S21BR

Community Radio Services in Election Manifesto of Bangladesh Awami League NINTH PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS-2008: A Charter for Change

Article 19 Booklet on The Public’s Right to Know, Principles on Freedom of Information Legislation in Both Bangla and English
Article 19 Booklet on The Public’s Right to Know, Principles on Freedom of Information Legislation in Both Bangla and English 13 September 2008 AHM Bazlur Rahman-S21BR

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication( www.bnnrc.net) is working in association with other partner organizations regarding the need for a Right to Information Law since its inception.

Internet Censorship in Pakistan - Naval Chief misusing his powers
Internet Censorship in Pakistan - Naval Chief misusing his powers 18 August 2008 Shahzad Ahmad

The news of blocking six URLs in Pakistan has been confirmed by various quarters including the Convener of Internet Service Providers Association (ISPAK) of Pakistan.

DIY video and the Asia Commons
DIY video and the Asia Commons 31 July 2008 Andrew Garton

That I would blog, or prepare a report at this time, when there are several people dedicated to recording the iSummit is likely an exhausting prospect.

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