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“Yes, this happened to me”: Making progress toward recognition of technology related violence 07 May 2013 Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

Jan Moolman, “End violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project coordinator APC and its seven country partners have concluded their first year of work on the project End violence: Women’s rights and safety online. APCNews interviewed Jan Moolman, project coordinator, about the main hig...

Freenet? film project launched in Brazil examines internet rights Montreal 03 May 2013 Mallory Knodel for APCNews

What do they do with your data? “Who controls the web? On whose behalf? Is there anyone that makes sure that every citizen has access to affordable high speed internet connection? How free are we really to access content? To express ourselves? To keep our privacy?” These are questions that are b...

APC trains participants in internet rights policy at the Hivos workshop “IG in the MENA Region”
APC trains participants in internet rights policy at the Hivos workshop “IG in the MENA Region” 02 May 2013 Mawaki Chango for APCNews

IRHR training in MENA region (Mawaki for Hivos)At a workshop on internet governance (IG) in the Middle East and North Africa (IGMENA) held from 16 to 19 March in Tunis, APC presented opportunities for civil society engagement in IG and public policy processes. The specific title of the workshop was ...

UN member states must hold Azerbaijan to account for deteriorating human rights situation
UN member states must hold Azerbaijan to account for deteriorating human rights situation ARTICLE 19 30 April 2013 for ARTICLE 19

International Partnership Group on Azerbaijan The member states of the United Nations should hold Azerbaijan to account during its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on 30 April 2013 for its failure to protect basic human rights. The International Partnership Group on Azerbaijan, coordinated by ARTICLE...

CIVICUS publishes state of civil society report 2013
CIVICUS publishes state of civil society report 2013 29 April 2013 AG for APCNews

On Monday April 29th, APC staff Alexandra Groome, Anriette Esterhuysen and Emilar Vushe attended the launch of CIVICUS’s State of Civil Society 2013 report at CIVICUS headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa. This year’s theme, “creating an enabling environment for civil society,” draws on...

Bytes for All challenges censorship and surveillance in Pakistani court
Bytes for All challenges censorship and surveillance in Pakistani court 24 April 2013 KN for APCNews

Bytes for All challenges censorship and surveillance in Pakistani court To publicly challenge increasing censorship, surveillance and internet filtering in Pakistan, APC member Bytes for All (B4A), in collaboration with Media Legal Defense Initiative (MLDI) lodged a petition in the Lahore High Court...

APC reports on eLAC outcomes from Montevideo IV Ministerial Conference
APC reports on eLAC outcomes from Montevideo IV Ministerial Conference 10 April 2013 Mallory Knodel for APCNews

eLAC Ministerial Conference: Left to right: Mario Campolargo, Director of DG CONNECT.E, European Commission; Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC Executive Secretary; Luis Almagro, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay, and José Clastronik, Chair of the Presiding Officers of the eLAC2015 follow-up mechanism. P...