Costa Rica has laws that recognise and protect the following rights: privacy, freedom of expression, honour, freedom of conscience, religion, association and assembly, and non-discrimination. This report analyses the protection of these rights on the internet.
Some legislative initiatives in Mexico, such as a bill to create a law on cyber crime, lack technical and legal rigour, and could criminalise legitimate uses of technology, which would affect the exercise of internet rights as well as the overall functioning of the internet.
This report analyses surveillance and violations of basic rights that continue in this democratic period in Paraguay, including surveillance and rights violations involving the internet.
Thirty civil society experts from eight Latin American countries are gathering in Montevideo, Uruguay, to discuss media concentration and identify the policy and regulatory strategies needed to strengthen media plurality in this new environment.
This report presents a summary of the most relevant events with respect to human rights and the internet in Latin America in 2015, and was launched at that year's Internet Governance Forum (IGF).
This report presents a summary of some aspects in the discussion in Latin America regarding human rights and the internet, and was specially produced to increase the understanding of the region among the international community gathered at the 2014 Internet Government Forum (IGF) in Istanbul.
Mass surveillance programs of the US/NSA violate fundamental human rights of non-U.S. persons. The document available for download was submitted today by dozens of organisations in the American hemisphere, in hopes that the mass surveillance of the US will be condemned, reaffirming human rights principles, established by international human rights law.
A survey of women human rights defenders (WHRDs) conducted as part of APC’s Connect Your Rights! campaign revealed some interesting practices and perceptions in terms of their use of information and communications technologies in their work. Read an analysis.
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