human rights defenders
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.
APC joined together with over 160 civil society organisations to call on Human Rights Council member states to approve the resolution extending the mandate of the Special Rapporteur for three years during the 52nd session of the Council.
APC and dozens of other organisations are calling on Egypt to immediately release human rights defenders Alaa Abdel-Fattah, Mohamed el-Baqer, Mohamed “Oxygen” Ibrahim Radwan and all those arrested and detained solely for exercising their rights.
This joint civil society submission focuses particularly on digital rights including freedom of expression, the protection of human rights defenders (HRDs), including women human rights defenders, violence against women and misinformation.
Within the framework of the 41st cycle of the Universal Periodic Review of the United Nations (UPR), APC and Derechos Digitales want to draw attention to some relevant aspects for the exercise of human rights in the digital environment in Ecuador.
The UN Human Rights Council will be discussing a draft resolution on human rights defenders operating in conflict and post-conflict situations. Our organisations call on the Council to ensure that the resolution clearly reflects the gravity and the reality of the situation defenders face daily.
This manual is a curation of different digital security tips and best practices for all women, especially structurally silenced women. It was developed based on the findings from research conducted by the Women of Uganda Network under the Our Voices, Our Futures project.
Following revelations that Israeli NSO Group’s Pegasus Spyware was used to hack the devices of six Palestinian human rights activists, we urge the EU to take serious and effective measures against NSO Group, including its designation under the EU’s global human rights sanctions regime.
Our use of technology can often separate us from the reality of environmental degradation. This session identified threats and opportunities for digital technologies to work for local communities and environmental justice.
Over a dozen global organisations, including APC, have created a historical document containing urgent measures for the protection of women human rights defenders (WHRDs).