Decolonisation

Internet Freedom Foundation joins the APC network: "Digital rights are indispensable and not an addendum to our fundamental rights"
Internet Freedom Foundation joins the APC network: "Digital rights are indispensable and not an addendum to our fundamental rights" 03 April 2024 APCNews

Meet the Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF), a New Delhi-based organisation committed to democratising the potential of technology and individual liberty, and one of the recent additions to the APC member network.

The Meta-Israel nexus: Silencing Palestinian voices in the digital landscape
The Meta-Israel nexus: Silencing Palestinian voices in the digital landscape 20 March 2024 Eric Sype

Meta is complicit in the oppression, and now plausible genocide, of the Palestinian people. With over 30,000 Palestinians killed, much of Gaza’s infrastructure destroyed and the threat of widespread famine looming, Meta’s platforms have played a role in creating the digital space that led to this real-world catastrophe.

Genocide in the digital age: What role do social media companies play?
Genocide in the digital age: What role do social media companies play? 20 March 2024 Marwa Fatafta

In January the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered provisional measures in the case brought by South Africa against Israel, determining the plausibility of genocide committed by Israel against the Palestinian people in Gaza. The case raises serious questions about tech companies' role, responsibilities or complicity when their services are used directly or indirectly for spreading ...

"Israel has killed over 10% of our colleagues”: Journalists in Palestine speak out about being systematically targeted in the war
"Israel has killed over 10% of our colleagues”: Journalists in Palestine speak out about being systematically targeted in the war 12 March 2024 APCNews

IFEX, 7amleh, the Palestine Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) and APC recently co-organised a webinar on the issue of the targeting of journalists in Palestine, with several local voices sharing the reality from the ground and what can be done.

Recommended readings and resources for CSW68
Recommended readings and resources for CSW68 11 March 2024 APCNews

We encourage you to join us in mobilising for the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68) taking place from 11-22 March, for which we present some essential resources to help investigate and discuss some of the issues at stake this year.

7amleh’s Hashtag Palestine 2023 report shows real-world consequences of digital rights violations
7amleh’s Hashtag Palestine 2023 report shows real-world consequences of digital rights violations 26 February 2024 Maja Romano

In their new annual report, Hashtag Palestine 2023, 7amleh documents how censorship of Palestinian narratives and content is rampant alongside incitement and hate speech against Palestinians.

"This attack has brought all human rights frameworks into question”: Experts speak about genocide and the internet in Gaza
"This attack has brought all human rights frameworks into question”: Experts speak about genocide and the internet in Gaza 19 December 2023 APCNews

7amleh, SMEX and APC organised a webinar to commemorate Human Rights Day and discuss the ongoing violations affecting civil society, the internet and communications in Gaza. Several civil society experts weighed in on pressing issues of concern in the current crisis. 

Upcoming webinar on Gaza: Genocide and the Internet
Upcoming webinar on Gaza: Genocide and the Internet 05 December 2023 APCNews

7amleh, SMEX and APC are hosting a webinar on Monday, 11 December to commemorate Human Rights Day and to shed light on the ongoing violations that are affecting civil society organisations, the internet and communications infrastructure in Gaza and internet spaces in general.

APC urges 119 governments to respect human rights and law at the UNGA emergency session on Gaza
APC urges 119 governments to respect human rights and law at the UNGA emergency session on Gaza 26 October 2023 APCNews

APC sent letters to 119 governments urging them to uphold the integrity of the UN human rights system amidst the rising alarm of the risk of genocide against the Palestinian people, asking the government delegates to incorporate these principles in their statements at the session.

APC condemns violence against Palestinians and demands protection of human rights for all
APC condemns violence against Palestinians and demands protection of human rights for all 17 October 2023 APC

APC condemns the violent attacks targeting Palestinian territories and stands with all the citizens of Palestine who have been experiencing settler colonialism, genocide, structural violence and grave human rights violations, today and throughout the last 75 years.

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