freedom of expression
7amleh – The Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media published its annual research report on Palestinian digital activism. The report, titled #Palestine 2017, provides information about internet access and usage, examines the most dominant social and political campaigns and viral hashtags, and monitors human and digital rights violations against Palestinians.
We welcome this topic because it is current and integral to our work. On the one hand there is a lot of “noise” in the mainstream media about so-called “fake news” and what appears to be a fairly rushed response from platforms consisting of increasing in-house regulation of content. On the other hand, human rights defenders and activists we work with express concern that platforms are removing some of their content in a manner that suggests political bias and reinforcing of societal d...
APC member in the Philippines Foundation for Media Alternatives expresses grave concern over the decision of the Philippine authorities to shut down cell sites during huge festivities, a measure that restricts people's right to communicate.
7amleh - Arab Center for Social Media Advancement published an innovative research analysing digital rights violations and threats in Palestine, with support from APC.
Our fourth annual Disco-tech event and party will offer an evening of lightning talks and demonstrations interspersed with dinner, music and drinks.
This report is an overview of the state of privacy in Pakistan from 2012 to 2017.
From 4-6 October 2017, FORUM-Asia, APC, Bytes for All, Pakistan and Global Partners Digital are organising a regional consultation in Bangkok on the State of Freedoms of Assembly, Association, Expression and Religion on the Internet in Asia.
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?
APC is concerned at news that access to and use of the internet is being restricted in Catalonia, as part of a trend to curtail freedom of expression in the context of the call for a referendum to decide the future status of the region.
The latest report of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression focused on the role of digital access providers in ensuring the provision of human rights, with a particular focus on private actors’ responsibilities.