human rights

APC Statement of Support for An Expert Panel on Freedom of Expression and the Internet at the UN
APC Statement of Support for An Expert Panel on Freedom of Expression and the Internet at the UN 14 September 2011 APC

APC puts out a statement strongly endorsing the proposal of the Swedish Government for an expert panel on human rights and the internet at the United Nations.

London Riots: Social media does not cause social problems say APC and GreenNet
London Riots: Social media does not cause social problems say APC and GreenNet 14 August 2011 APC/GreenNet

Following last week’s riots, British PM David Cameron said that his government is considering a crackdown on online communications. However he forgets that the same websites and phone networks were also used to locate friends and plan safe exits from trouble-spots. APC and GreenNet issue a statement.    

Internet Rights are Human Rights, says APC at Human Rights Council
Internet Rights are Human Rights, says APC at Human Rights Council 25 May 2011 APC

APC calls on the Human Rights Council to treat freedom of expression online as a human rights issue.

APC event at the UN Human Rights Council: Watch the video
APC event at the UN Human Rights Council: Watch the video 19 May 2011 APC

As part of APC’s Connect your rights! Internet Rights are Human Rights campaign, APC is co-hosted a side-event at the Human Rights Council’s seventeenth session in Geneva on 3 June.

Internet rights are human rights, claims APC before the Human Rights Council
Internet rights are human rights, claims APC before the Human Rights Council 19 May 2011 APC

APC calls on the Human Rights Council to treat freedom of expression online as a human rights issue.

APC co-convenes Yale conference on access to knowledge for human rights
APC co-convenes Yale conference on access to knowledge for human rights 07 January 2010 LC

Following the impact of Global Information Society Watch 2009 which put the spotlight on “access to knowledge for advancing democracy and human rights”, the University of Yale has invited GISWatch co-publisher APC to co-convene their fourth Access to Knowledge Conference. The conference organised by Yale’s information society project will unite scholars and human rights activi...

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