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Prominent Canadians object to Chelsea Manning’s refusal of entry into Canada Ottawa 23 October 2017 By Various

Over 40 prominent civil society organisations, elected officials, university professors and professionals have sent letters in support of human rights activist Chelsea Manning, who was recently turned away at the Canadian border. The letters are united in their call to reverse the government’s dec...

Twitter-interview on Internet Universality Indicators 19 October 2017

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COCONET: Southeast Asia Digital Rights Camp to take place in Indonesia
COCONET: Southeast Asia Digital Rights Camp to take place in Indonesia 16 October 2017 By Engage Media, APC and SEAPA

How can we enhance regional networking and build collaborations to help expand and popularise digital rights issues in Southeast Asia? EngageMedia, the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA), along with key regional allies, will...

Internet Universality Indicators: Join us in a Twitter-interview!
Internet Universality Indicators: Join us in a Twitter-interview! 13 October 2017

Internet Universality Indicators: What are they? How are they going to be used? Will they be able to influence policy? UNESCO’s project to define Internet Universality Indicators aims to build a framework of indicators that can be used to assess levels of achievement, in individual countries,...

Call for applications for the fifth African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG)
Call for applications for the fifth African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) 11 October 2017 By APCNews

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is pleased to announce the call for applications for the fifth African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG). The 2017 School will be held in Cairo, Egypt from 28 November to 2 December, to coincide with the African Internet Gover...

African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms platform launched in more languages for wider engagement and outreach
African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms platform launched in more languages for wider engagement and outreach 10 October 2017 By Olga Tsafack-Koloko for APCNews

The African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms, commonly called the African Declaration (AD), is a pan-African initiative to promote human rights standards and principles of openness in internet policy formulation and implementation on the continent. The AD is intended to elaborate on the p...

APC's subgranting programme benefits 18 members in 2017
APC's subgranting programme benefits 18 members in 2017 09 October 2017 By APCNews

APC’s subgranting programme in its second year awarded a total of USD 273,986 to support its members in achieving APC’s vision. Eighteen member organisations were recipients of 21 grants, 10 of which are project grants of up to USD 20,000 each, while the other 11 ar...

When it comes to internet rights in Asia, where is the wind blowing?
When it comes to internet rights in Asia, where is the wind blowing? 09 October 2017 By Sheetal Kumar (GPD), Geetha Hariharan, Pavitra Ramanujam (APC), Gayatri Khandhadai (APC), Valeria Betancourt (APC), and Marte Hellema (FORUM-Asia)

In a region as vast as Asia, with a technology as multidimensional as the internet, and with rights which are universal and indivisible, what can be said about the intersection between these? With more than 50% of the global population living in Asia, the largest continent in the world, is it possib...