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Call for international solidarity with human rights in Sudan online and offline

3 May 2016 (APCNews)

On Wednesday 4 May 2016, Sudan will undergo a formal review by the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva. Sudanese human rights defenders and international civil society are urging all all concerned actors to hold the government of Sudan accountable for ongoing human rights violations including the use of of lethal force during peaceful demonstrations, and the arbitrary arrest and detention of newspaper editors and journalists.

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The government and the Association of Internet Providers block access to websites in Ecuador

14 April 2016 (APC for APCNews)

A leaked document shows that the Ecuadorian government of Rafael Correa in collaboration with the private sector has the technical ability, and the willingness, to block and censor websites throughout the national territory.

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Moez Chakchouk at Arab IGF 2015: “People need to know that their rights are protected online”

BEIRUT 15 January 2016 (Leila Nachawati Rego for APCNews)

“It is all about education, which Arab states don’t always care about. It is a matter of culture, educating the younger and also the older generations.”

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UN expert urges Pakistan to ensure protection of freedom of expression in draft Cybercrime Bill

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We urge the National Assembly of Pakistan to vote against the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill

30 November 2015 (APCNews)

At APC, we remain concerned about the proposed Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill in Pakistan which poses grave risks to freedom of expression, the right to privacy, and access to information in the country.

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Joint statement calling on the National Assembly of Pakistan to vote against the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill in its current form

(November 2015, APC )

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The government of Pakistan must take immediate measures to protect the privacy of citizens, halt plans for mass surveillance

By Bytes for All, Pakistan (November 2015, APC )

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Open Letter: Facebook, Fix "Real Name” Policy

7 October 2015 (APCNews)

A group of NGOs, including APC, have sent an open letter to Facebook, in representation of individuals who have experienced harm as a result of Facebook’s “real name” policy.

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