Strategic use of the internet

Digital rights advocacy in the Arab world and the Universal Periodic Review
Digital rights advocacy in the Arab world and the Universal Periodic Review 01 May 2016 Wafa Ben Hassine

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.  

Iranian blogger Hossein Derakhshan: "We need to make hyperlinks valuable again"
Iranian blogger Hossein Derakhshan: "We need to make hyperlinks valuable again" 14 December 2015 Leila Nachawati Rego

Credited with introducing the blogging culture to Iran, Derakhshan spent six years isolated from the web he had contributed to building. When he went back to the internet, what he found was appalling.

Bytes for All Pakistan, Internet Rights Are Human Rights workshop
Bytes for All Pakistan, Internet Rights Are Human Rights workshop 02 November 2015 Haroon Baloch

Ali Rana was among ten participants selected for the Internet Rights are Human Rights (IRHR) workshop held with human rights defenders, women’s rights defenders, journalists and members of academia, as part of the project Advocacy for Change through Technology in India, Malaysia and Pakistan (IMPACT). The project is using the Internet Rights are Human Rights curriculum to provide human rights...

LASIR: Empowering national and local actors in their defence of human rights on the internet
LASIR: Empowering national and local actors in their defence of human rights on the internet 10 September 2015 APC

Since early 2015, the Local Action to Secure Internet Rights (LASIR) project has focused on empowering national and local actors in their defence of human rights on the internet, in countries as diverse as South Korea, Brazil, the Philippines, India, Jordan, Uganda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bangladesh, Kenya and Tunisia.

Foundation for Media Alternatives: A Philippine Multistakeholder Forum on Internet Governance
Foundation for Media Alternatives: A Philippine Multistakeholder Forum on Internet Governance 19 August 2015 APC

Since early 2015, the Local Action to Secure Internet Rights (LASIR) project has focused on empowering national and local actors in their defence of human rights on the internet, in countries as diverse as South Korea, Brazil, the Philippines, India, Jordan, Uganda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bangladesh, Kenya and Tunis

IT for Change: Net neutrality and community broadband in India
IT for Change: Net neutrality and community broadband in India 19 August 2015 APC

Since early 2015, the Local Action to Secure Internet Rights (LASIR) project has focused on empowering national and local actors in their defence of human rights on the internet, in countries as diverse as South Korea, Brazil, the Philippines, India, Jordan, Uganda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bangladesh, Kenya and Tunis

One World Platform: Internet rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina
One World Platform: Internet rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina 19 August 2015 APC

Since early 2015, the Local Action to Secure Internet Rights (LASIR) project has focused on empowering national and local actors in their defence of human rights on the internet, in countries as diverse as South Korea, Brazil, the Philippines, India, Jordan, Uganda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bangladesh, Kenya and Tunis

New Activist Toolkit: ICTs for Feminist Movement Building
New Activist Toolkit: ICTs for Feminist Movement Building 11 August 2015 JASS, APC and Women'sNet

This toolkit aims to assist activists to think through their communication strategies in a way that supports movement building. It offers a practical guide to writing a communication strategy and reviews a number of tools (ICTs) and technology-related campaigns which can be used in organising work.

Storify: Internet Rights Training Exchange in Jakarta
Storify: Internet Rights Training Exchange in Jakarta 03 June 2015 Leila Nachawati Rego

"The Internet corrupt young minds". "Social media are responsible for the Arab Spring". "If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear from surveillance". "If you don't want naked pictures of you online, don't take pictures of yourself"... These were some of the internet myths challenged during the Internet Rights Training Exchange that APC organised in Jakarta between 29 May ...

A Government-Centred Global Conference of Cyberspace
A Government-Centred Global Conference of Cyberspace 12 May 2015 Michael Graaf

I was alerted to the Global Conference of Cyberspace by one of my fellow African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) alumni. In fact, I hoped to attend the civil-society-oriented pre-event, where I could have represented my organisation.