UPR

Join us in putting the internet on the human rights agenda
Join us in putting the internet on the human rights agenda 08 December 2011 APC

The Association for Progressive Communications, in coordination with local members and networks, successfully submitted UPR reports for India, Brazil, South Africa and Ecuador focused on internet-related human rights issues. We call on civil society groups and governments to lobby for internet-related rights issues to be on the agenda in their respective countries.

APC's UPR submissions set the stage for government accountability on internet rights
APC's UPR submissions set the stage for government accountability on internet rights 29 November 2011 GJ

APC is pleased to announce the submission of country reports for India, Brazil, South Africa and Ecuador for the Universal Periodic Review process, which will convene at the UN in May 2012. These reports mark the first time that internet-related human rights issues have been raised as part of the UPR, and sets the stage for holding governments accountable.

APC's submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Ecuador
APC's submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Ecuador 23 November 2011 APC

APC’s submission for Ecuador to the Universal Period Review process, with support from CIESPAL and Radialistas Apasionadas y Apasionados, highlights the critical importance of the Internet for human rights, as well as social and economic development.

APC to push for internet rights in UN human rights reviews
APC to push for internet rights in UN human rights reviews 31 October 2011 GJ

The human rights records of forty-eight countries are under review this year as part of the Universal Periodic Review process. APC’s Joy Liddicoat and Henrik Almstrom explain the significance of the UPR and how APC is working for it to protect rights online.

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