European Union, European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)
The European Commission, through the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR), provides assistance to the development and consolidation of democracy, the rule of law and the respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms.
Challenging hate narratives and violations of freedom of religion and expression online in Asia (2018-2021)
Networking for freedom online and offline: Protecting freedom of information, expression and association on the internet in India, Malaysia and Pakistan (2014-2017)
This report, produced in the framework of the Advocacy for Change through Technology in India, Malaysia and Pakistan (APC-IMPACT) project, looks at current trends and challenges with regard to internet rights in these three countries.
This report looks at freedom of expression and religion practices online in Bangladesh, India, Malaysia and Pakistan. Why freedom of expression and religion online and not hate speech online?
This research paper highlights the trends in religion-based hate speech in relation with the right to free speech in the online space in India.
This report explores and analyses India’s positions on various freedoms and governance mechanisms to understand how they affect the rights to freedom of association and assembly online.
What can national human rights institutions (NHRIs) do to uphold and promote internet rights? We extend an invitation to NHRIs to be part of a worldwide movement that seeks to respect, protect and promote human rights in the digital age.
This briefing paper is based on extensive conversation that began in a regional civil society consultation on opinion, expression and religious freedoms in Jakarta in 2015.
This paper focuses on highlighting the existing and emerging threats to infringement of fundamental and human rights on account of arbitrary, unnecessary and disproportionate usage of internet and network shutdowns in India by the state.
This report on the state of freedom of peaceful assembly and association online in Pakistan forms part of the baseline research conducted for the APC-IMPACT project, which aims to address restrictions on the internet by promoting and protecting internet rights in India, Malaysia and Pakistan.
APC has teamed up with members and partners in India, Pakistan and Malaysia to protect and promote human rights on the internet. The project's objectives include research and documentation, capacity building and support for networking and advocacy.
This report provides an overview of the policy context and practice of freedom of assembly and association online in Malaysia, and five case studies which delve into Malaysian campaigns in this field.