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Resolutions on the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms

By African Internet Rights Campaign (March 2015, APC )
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Oh, the places we went!

South Africa

Oh the places we went!

Congratulations!
Today is your day.
You’re off to Great Places!
You’re off and away!

Some took to the skies and some to the road, and the APC team was off to work, to play, to be amazed at the bush, and to know each other more dee

APC stands in solidarity with Sudanese journalists, calls on government to drop charges against Madeeha Abdalla

29 January 2015 (APC for APCNews)

APC strongly condemns the charges laid against Madeeha Abdalla, which are a clear violation of the universal human rights to freedom of opinion and expression, and the right to information.

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APC stands in solidarity with Sudanese journalists, calls on government to drop charges against Madeeha Abdalla

By APCNews (January 2015, APC )

On 13 January, Madeeha Abdalla, the editor-in-chief of Al-Midan, was charged by the National Intelligence and Security Services with crimes against the state.

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African School on Internet Governance: Networking with empowered actors from across Africa

MADRID 4 December 2014 (Leila Nachawati for APCNews)

Forty-five participants from civil society organisations and governments from all over Africa joined the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) on 21-26 November to discuss and come up with joint projects and ideas on these issues.

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WOUGNET set to launch GISWatch report from a gender perspective

Uganda

WOUGNET will be launching her national report on communications surveillance in the digital age with a gender perspective as part of the National Global Society Information watch 2014.

#UPR20: Egypt, Iraq should revise laws violating human rights

CALGARY 18 November 2014 (Shawna Finnegan for APCNews)

APC breaks down the major outcomes of the 20th session of the Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review, which focussed on Egypt and Iraq among other countries. APC has followed the UPRs of Egypt and Iraq, particularly for these states’ violations of internet rights such as freedom of expression.

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Second African School on Internet Governance to take place in Mauritius, 21-25 November 2014

MADRID 13 November 2014 (Leila Nachawati for APCNews)

Capacity and expertise in internet governance in Africa will take another step forward with the second annual African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG). The school, which has received an overwhelming response – 650 applicants, of which 45 have been selected – will take place on 21-25 November 2014 in Mauritius.

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Second African School on Internet Governance to take place in Mauritius, 21-25 November 2014

13 November 2014
MADRID 13 November 2014 (APCNews) -

Capacity and expertise in internet governance in Africa will take another step forward with the second annual African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG), taking place on 21-25 November 2014 in Mauritius.

The school, which has received an overwhelming response – 650 applicants, of which 45 have been selected – aims at

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