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Written submission to the Human Rights Councils' 32nd session: State of internet rights in India, Malaysia and Pakistan
Written submission to the Human Rights Councils' 32nd session: State of internet rights in India, Malaysia and Pakistan 16 June 2016 Association for Progressive Communications (APC), Bytes for All, Pakistan (B4A), Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) and EMPOWER

Joint written statement submitted by the Association for Progressive Communications to the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council: State of Internet Rights in India, Malaysia and Pakistan With the increasing use of the internet for the exercise of freedom of expression and exchange of opinion globally, governments must fulfill their obligation to promote and protect human rights online. However, in India, Malaysia and Pakistan many of the restrictions imposed on freedom of expression, assem...

APC-IMPACT: Research on internet rights in India, Malaysia and Pakistan
APC-IMPACT: Research on internet rights in India, Malaysia and Pakistan 03 November 2015 APC

Since we launched India, Malaysia, Pakistan – Advocacy for Change through Technology (APC-IMPACT) project, APC has been working with local members and partners to protect and promote human rights on the internet. As part of the project, our partners have developed a baseline of research that has produced three papers focusing on internet-related rights, with a specific focus on freedom of expression. Using the APC-La Rue Framework, the analyses focus on India, Malaysia and Pakistan and ...

Internet Rights Are Human Rights training workshops roll out in India, Malaysia and Pakistan
Internet Rights Are Human Rights training workshops roll out in India, Malaysia and Pakistan 03 November 2015

Human rights defenders, including advocates working on gender and sexual rights, bloggers, journalists, and pro-democracy activists, are increasingly experiencing technology-related human rights violations. These violations include censorship, such as criminalisation of online expression, and blocking, control and manipulation of internet content; interference with the right to privacy, includi...