freedom of association

Focus on internet and human rights in Azerbaijan: Interview with Vugar Gojayev
Focus on internet and human rights in Azerbaijan: Interview with Vugar Gojayev 08 October 2012 Alan Finlay

“Since the outbreak of the Arab Spring in 2011, government has shown much desire to regulate the internet. The uprising in the Guba district in March 2012 has shown the pivotal role that social media can play in Azerbaijani political life,” says Vugar Gojayev, in an interview related to a forthcoming report he wrote for the Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch 2011 Update I). APCNews:...

Azerbaijan: Q&A on Human Rights and the Internet
Azerbaijan: Q&A on Human Rights and the Internet 13 August 2012 FD

APCNews has interviewed Rebecca Vincent, a human rights consultant and a former U.S. diplomat. She is currently working with ARTICLE 19 to coordinate the International Partnership Group for Azerbaijan, a coalition of international organisations working to promote and protect freedom of expression in Azerbaijan. We were particularly interested in her point of view on the human rights situation o...

Freedom of peaceful assembly and freedom of association and the internet
Freedom of peaceful assembly and freedom of association and the internet 09 August 2012 Alex Comninos

The internet, social networks and mobile phones enhance human freedoms to come together around social, political and economic issues, to build associations and networks, and to assemble online to advocate for and to defend human rights. This has been reflected in demonstrations and protests in the middle-east and North Africa; anti- austerity protests in Greece, Italy and Spain; “Occupy” pr...

Three days of action
Three days of action 27 June 2012 FD

APC submission to the special rapporteur on  freedom of association and peaceful assembly
APC submission to the special rapporteur on freedom of association and peaceful assembly 18 March 2012 APC

The rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association are, together with the right to freedom of expression, at the core of a democratic and open society. APC welcomes the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to peaceful assembly and association and makes recommendations for how these rights can be promoted and protected online.

Internet Governance Forum 2011: Pre-event on access as a right
Internet Governance Forum 2011: Pre-event on access as a right 08 August 2011 GJ

APC is hosting a pre-event, titled Internet Rights are Human Rights: Development, Empowerment and Access to the Internet on Monday September 26. The event is open to anyone attending the IGF which starts the following day. Watch the pre-event live and ask us your questions! The event programme and invitation flyer are now available online. IMPORTANT Download instructions of how to get to the ...

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