Internet rights

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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Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: The limitless textbook

South Africa

When we talk about economic, social and cultural rights we have to deal with the hard fact that realising them takes money. It costs money to build and staff hospitals that make the right to health a reality.

Cultural rights and the internet in Brazil. Presentation at 157th session at Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

By APC, Article 19, Public Knowledge (April 2016, APC )
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Sudan blocks civil society participation in UN-led human rights review

(April 2016, APC )

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Global Information Society Watch 2015: Sexual rights and the internet

By Various (November 2015, APC and Hivos )

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CIPESA: "The African Declaration is key to reach a common understanding of online rights policy"

15 March 2016 (APC for APCNews)

“A fundamental challenge in the digital age is how to protect human rights and freedoms on the Internet, and the African continent is no exception.” To know more about the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms, APC has talked to CIPESA, an organisation that works in promoting effective and inclusive ICTs in Africa.

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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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IRHR & UPR Advocacy Workshop For Human Rights Organisations

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IRHR & UPR Advocacy Workshop For Human Rights Organisations

Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF), India project partner of APC-IMPACT is working to promote and protect human rights online in India. The main objective of the project is to strengthen the protection of Human Rights; as guaranteed in various national and international mechanisms, in the digital space.

IRHR & UPR Advocacy Workshop For Human Rights Organisations

Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF), India project partner of APC-IMPACT is working to promote and protect human rights online in India. The main objective of the project is to strengthen the protection of Human Rights; as guaranteed in various national and international mechanisms, in the digital space.

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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