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Measuring women's rights online in the Philippines 11 April 2017 for APCNews

How do we measure women’s rights online? Even if women have access to the internet, what kind of environment are they able to access online? Are digital spaces safe for women? These are some of the questions that APC member Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) addressed in i...

APC statement on emerging tension between corporate interests and users' digital rights 09 April 2017 for APCNews

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is concerned over the adoption of encrypted media extensions (EME) by the main international standards-setting body for the web, the World Wide Web Consortium, a controversial move which would lead to excessive information controls and introduce s...

APC IMPACT call for national research consultant: Research on criminalisation of expression on the internet
APC IMPACT call for national research consultant: Research on criminalisation of expression on the internet 08 April 2017 for APCNews

Research on criminalisation of expression on the internet Background The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is undertaking research on the criminalisation of expression in India, Malaysia, Pakistan and Myanmar. In this regard, APC is calling for civil society organisations, r...

APC IMPACT call for regional coordinator consultant: Research on criminalisation of expression on the internet
APC IMPACT call for regional coordinator consultant: Research on criminalisation of expression on the internet 08 April 2017 for APCNews

Research on criminalisation of expression on the internet Background The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is undertaking research on the criminalisation of expression in India, Malaysia, Pakistan and Myanmar. In this regard, APC is calling for researchers with a firm backgr...

Storify: RightsCon 2017
Storify: RightsCon 2017 03 April 2017 for APCNews

APC joined organisations, tech companies, universities, startups and governments from 95 countries attending the 2017 RightsCon taking place in Brussels, Belgium, on 29-31 March. [View the story "RightsCon 2017: " on Storify]

APC at RightsCon 2017
APC at RightsCon 2017 25 March 2017 for APCNews

APC will be joining the organisations, tech companies, universities, startups and governments from 95 countries attending the 2017 RightsCon taking place in Brussels, Belgium, on 29-31 March. Check out session highlights here as well as those that we are involved in to contribute to the debate ...

Giving my spirit voice: Interview with Helen Nyinakiiza
Giving my spirit voice: Interview with Helen Nyinakiiza 17 March 2017 for GenderIT.org

After a series of missed messages and calls, two individuals - neither located in the "global North" - found their way around ticking time zones to finally speak to each other. We had to drop trying to coordinate via UTC (Universal Time Converter which is basically the time in UK) and I had to learn...

HRC 34: "International borders are not zones of exclusion or exception for human  rights obligations"
HRC 34: "International borders are not zones of exclusion or exception for human rights obligations" 08 March 2017 for APCNews

In the oral statement delivered by APC’s Deborah Brown as part of the Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy and the Special Rapporteur on the sale of children at the Human Rights Council 34th Session, APC manifested its concerns over repo...