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Joint statement on initiatives to "counter and prevent violent extremism”
Joint statement on initiatives to "counter and prevent violent extremism” 08 February 2016 Various

This joint written submission raises serious concerns regarding the potential impact of initiatives to counter and “prevent violent extremism” on the enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms.

Take Back the Tech! wins honorary mention from Prix Ars Electronica 2008
Take Back the Tech! wins honorary mention from Prix Ars Electronica 2008 02 July 2008 Erika Smith

The Association for Progressive Communications Women’s Programme is proud to announce that Take Back the Tech was awarded an honorary mention by the prestigious Prix Ars Electronica International Competition for Cyber Arts for its innovative, collaborative campaign to end violence against women.

South Africans against xenophobia, racism and tribalism assert themselves on Facebook
South Africans against xenophobia, racism and tribalism assert themselves on Facebook 21 May 2008 FD

News reports from South Africa are shocking. Violence unseen in years was unleashed in the poorest districts of Johannesburg, a city where APC counts four of its member organisations and many staff. From neighbouring Pretoria, Tshepo Thlaku of member Ungana-Afrika decided to act, using what he knows best: technology. He started a group on the social networking website Facebook called South Afr...