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This report focuses on the relationship between meaningful access to the internet and the enjoyment of economic, social and cultural rights in Cameroon, and in particular, the violation of these rights that come with internet shutdowns.
This paper focuses on the human rights impacts of recent initiatives in three countries (Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania) to “tax” the internet through introducing excise duties on, essentially, internet access and/or use.
Written submission by Zenzeleni Networks, the Association for Progressive Communications, the University of the Western Cape, the University of Cape Town and Rhizomatica on the policy directions to the authority on licensing of unassigned high-demand spectrum.
APC, the Association for Women’s Rights in Development, the Coalition of African Lesbians and the Sexual Rights Initiative call upon states to speak out and counter anti-rights propaganda and the dismantling of the global and African human rights mechanisms.
APC’s year of transition has been a year of learning and change for all of us. We’ve had a good year, made possible by the spirit, hard work and commitment of the APC staff, the engagement of our members, the guidance of our board of directors, and the support of our partners.
This report focuses primarily on access to the internet in South Africa and the extent to which the Government of South Africa is ensuring that people are able to benefit from the potential of the internet as an enabler of economic, social and cultural rights.
Ahead of the 39th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) in September 2018, 30 NGOs joined together to send an open letter to HRC member states, calling on them to address the ongoing crackdown on civic space and human rights backsliding in Tanzania.