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This section features articles that are meant to inform readers about perspectives, issues and debates around certain topics considered relevant within the ICT arena, as well as highlights about all those activities and themes that matter to the APC network and the spaces we engage in. 

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Concern over network shutdown in Pakistan Islamabad 23 March 2018 By Media Matters for Democracy

APC member in Pakistan Media Matters for Democracy stated: "The services are suspended in the wake of national events to avert possible law and order situations; however, there is no substantive evidence available to link network shutdowns with successfully countering acts of terrorism."

HRC37: Digital identity, smart cities and the right to privacy Geneva 15 March 2018 By Jamael Jacob, Foundation for Media Alternatives for GMA News Online

The UN Human Rights Council's 37th session is taking place in Geneva. APC has participated with a diversity of statements and sessions on internet rights, including “Digital identity, smart cities and other data intensive systems: The implications for the right to privacy”.

Guifi.net: Accessible and affordable 5G network architecture
Guifi.net: Accessible and affordable 5G network architecture 12 March 2018 By APCNews

During the Mobile World Congress 2018, it was announced that Guifi.net will be responsible for developing 5G network architecture focused on access and affordability in a community in Tarragona, Spain, through the RIFE (aRchitecture for an Internet for Everybody) project.  

Video4Change Network: Working together to improve the world
Video4Change Network: Working together to improve the world 08 March 2018 By EngageMedia for EngageMedia

Video4Change (V4C) is a network of 12 diverse organisations – including APC member EngageMedia – whose common goal is to defend human rights and justice using video for change.

Voices of change: International Women's Day
Voices of change: International Women's Day 08 March 2018 By Take Back the Tech!

Strikes, marches, stories. Women make change in many ways. Every day we are surviving and resisting, and on 8 March of every year we come together to celebrate our hard work and use our collective power to initiate changes that further cement women's human rights.

Internet and Jurisdiction process: “Non-binding does not have to equal non-accountability"
Internet and Jurisdiction process: “Non-binding does not have to equal non-accountability" 01 March 2018 By Anriette Esterhuysen for APCNews

During the latest Internet and Jurisdiction Conference, on 26 February 2018, Anriette Esterhuysen, director of Global Advocacy and Strategy for the Association for Progressive Communications, made the following remarks at the opening of the event.

Job call: APC is looking for a grant writer
Job call: APC is looking for a grant writer 28 February 2018 By APCNews

We are looking for an experienced grant writer to come and join APC’s virtual office and help support our exciting work in various parts of the world! Deadline for applications is 14 March 2018.

See you at the Internet Freedom Festival on 5-9 March in Valencia!
See you at the Internet Freedom Festival on 5-9 March in Valencia! 26 February 2018 By APCNews

Since its beginning as the Circumvention Tech Festival in 2015, the Internet Freedom Festival (IFF) has grown into one of the largest, most diverse and inclusive gatherings in the internet freedom community. Find us there, from 5 to 9 March in Valencia, Spain!

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