Human rights and ICTs
APC’s priorities at this HRC session include the implications of COVID-19 for human rights online, the impact of digital technologies on freedom of assembly and association online, racial discrimination and inequality and new information technologies, and online gender-based violence.
This position paper outlines APC's current thinking on the pandemic. It identifies several key, interrelated issues that require attention by governments, the private sector and civil society.
Since the passing of the Hong Kong National Security Law it has been criticised for its weaponisation against critics of the state and curtailment of freedom of speech.
This research is part of 7amleh’s ongoing publications on Palestinian digital rights in order to raise awareness and create a knowledge-base for advocacy work.
Media Matters for Democracy stands in solidarity with women journalists who have released a statement highlighting the prevailing trend of continued digital violence from supporters of all political parties and different public and state institutions.
Listen to the vision for APC's next ten years of our member EMPOWER from Malaysia, who envisions APC continuing its hard work to ensure no one is left behind.
APC considers the 45th Human Rights Council sessions an important opportunity to discuss country situations of concern, to review how states are complying with their human rights situations and to influence the setting up of international standards in the area of human rights online.
Listen to the vision for the next 10 years of APC of our member Digital Empowerment Foundation from India, which envisions APC’s next 10 years as guiding information and knowledge within the digital ecosystems.
APC is alarmed by reports of Facebook India’s failure to apply its community standards to perpetrators of hate speech on its platform.
APC is alarmed by reports of Facebook India’s failure to apply its community standards to the perpetrators of hate speech on its platform, and calls for immediate and concrete steps to eradicate hate from the platform and move towards securing the rights and safety of all users.