Internet rights

Why should we care about internet rights? Because internet rights are human rights, says APC
Why should we care about internet rights? Because internet rights are human rights, says APC 01 February 2011 APC

The world has witnessed in Egypt and Tunisia that when governments feel threatened not only do they censor individuals but they also try to take away the tools they use to contact and inform each other and organise. APC thinks that internet rights, such as freedom of expression and freedom of association, should not be taken from granted, and is working both globally and locally to make them a reality for all.

Internet rights are human rights
Internet rights are human rights 22 November 2010 APC

Restricting free expression, association and the free flow of information on the internet has become a global trend and its intensity and impact is greatest in countries lacking a culture of democracy or strong human rights regimes. People who speak out against repression risk their own freedom and safety and the sites that carry their online denouncements are often censored or banned. A new APC project “Internet rights are human rights” starting in November 2010 builds on our lon...

DRC: Alternatives supports a multilateral initiative for ICT advocacy
DRC: Alternatives supports a multilateral initiative for ICT advocacy 05 September 2006 Sylvie Niombo for APCNews

Alternatives in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is undertaking information and communication technology related activities in collaboration with the Multisectoral ICT Initiative (DMTIC). Since last June, Alternatives has been supporting a feasibility study and advocacy for an internet backbone for open access in the DRC.

APC Internet Rights Charter
APC Internet Rights Charter 14 March 2006 APC

The APC Internet Rights Charter is available in 20 languages including Urdu, Filipino, Bengali, Bulgarian, Czech, Catalan and Russian.

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