Middle East and North Africa
In an open letter, APC and 99 other civil society organisations express serious concern at the EU and several European states‘ decision to suspend or review their funding to Palestinian and Israeli civil society organisations.
Meta claims that it respects people's freedom of expression, but has historically been intentionally silencing Palestinian voices and those standing for Palestine. So how do we hold it accountable?
APC sent letters to 119 governments urging them to uphold the integrity of the UN human rights system amidst the rising alarm of the risk of genocide against the Palestinian people, asking the government delegates to incorporate these principles in their statements at the session.
APC condemns the violent attacks targeting Palestinian territories and stands with all the citizens of Palestine who have been experiencing settler colonialism, genocide, structural violence and grave human rights violations, today and throughout the last 75 years.
APC is pleased to announce an open call for subgrants to support women and gender-diverse human rights defenders in developing and implementing holistic safety strategies, including training, research, advocacy and lobbying. This rolling call round is open until 24 November 2023.
APC joins with other human rights and civil society organisations calling on tech companies to urgently address instances of online hate speech, incitement and violent discourse targeting Palestinians.
This edition of GenderIT.org came together at a time of daily breaking news around artificial intelligence and the risks it poses. In the MENA region, these problems are compounded with a litany of daily struggles, the most devastating of these being occupation, war, conflict and displacement.
Civil society organisations urge the international community to ensure the protection of refugees and internally displaced persons, including women and women human rights defenders, during the ongoing war in Sudan.
The grants will be awarded for advocacy-oriented initiatives, particularly those that aim to highlight and influence digital rights policies that impact marginalised communities in Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. The deadline for applications is 15 August.
7amleh's eighth annual “Hashtag Palestine” report sheds light on the violations of digital rights that Palestinians and their supporters are subjected to in the digital space by various governments and big technology companies.