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#NotAnotherDay in Prison for Egyptian Activists 27 August 2014 By APCNews

APC demands the immediate release of Alaa Abd El Fattah, Sanaa Seif and other detained democracy activists The Association for Progressive Communication (APC) strongly condemns the continued and arbitrary detention of Alaa Abd El Fattah and Sanaa Seif for violation of Egypt’s highly restrictive pu...

Research findings on tech-related violence against women released 26 August 2014 By Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

Between April 2013 and June 2014, APC carried out its multi-country research project End violence: Women’s rights and safety online, exploring the availability, adequacy and effectiveness of domestic legal remedies and corporate policies/redress mechanisms to address the issue of technology-relate...

Turkish, international activists share circumvention tactics at 2014 Internet Governance Forum
Turkish, international activists share circumvention tactics at 2014 Internet Governance Forum 20 August 2014 By Mallory Knodel for APCNews

On the eve of the global Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul, 1 September 2014, the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), Tactical Technology Collective (Tactical Tech) and World Wide Web Foundation (Web Foundation) are hosting a peer-learning event on censorship and circumventio...

2014 Internet Governance Forum
2014 Internet Governance Forum 18 August 2014

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) mobilises for the 9th annual Internet Governance Forum, taking place in Istanbul, Turkey from 31 August – 5 September 2014. Leading and participating in workshops, side events with partners, decision makers and stakeholders, and prompting di...

Support for internet governance consensus-building at the Latin American IGF
Support for internet governance consensus-building at the Latin American IGF 18 August 2014 By Dafne Sabanes Plou for APCNews

The seventh Internet Governance Forum of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC IGF), held in San Salvador July 16-18, 2014, provided a useful opportunity for expanding reflections and contributions to internet governance in the region. On this occasion the forum was attended by 120 people, and 2980 p...

APC at 2014 Internet Governance Forum
APC at 2014 Internet Governance Forum 18 August 2014 By APCNews

Our Impact in 2013: APC's Annual Report
Our Impact in 2013: APC's Annual Report 15 August 2014 By Mallory Knodel for APCNews