The Pretty Good Podcast Live, produced with APC support, raises awareness of critical digital issues in the Asia-Pacific such as digital security, open technology, internet freedom, data privacy and more. These stories reflect the resilience and innovation in the region’s digital rights community, showcasing a path forward amid challenges.
This is the third annual Privacy Scorecard Report produced by Unwanted Witness. The 2023 report took stock of compliance with data protection and privacy laws and regulations in four countries: Mauritius, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Uganda.
Following their participation at the 2023 African Internet Governance Forum, the Media Awareness and Justice Initiative (MAJI) identified several key issues affecting digital inclusion, expansion and use across Africa as well as recommendations for the way forward.
In these eight in-depth stories of projects undertaken with the support of APC subgrants, we present some highlights and achievements by APC members and partners in 2023.
Last year the highest number of internet shutdowns were recorded in the world, and we must equip defenders with strategies to bypass such blocking. APC has developed a game-based training to help understand internet infrastructure, shutdown procedures and circumvention tools.
Throughout APC’s 2022 Annual Report you will discover how in standing up to oppression and advocating for the expression of human rights online and offline, our network’s transformative actions have created ripples of change.
In this issue, we celebrate and share the experiences of women who are overcoming challenges and stereotypes of gender, class and race to build more inclusive spaces and experiences to foster community-centred connectivity around the world.
This statement was presented at a ministerial meeting convened by the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC), which brought together high-level representatives of FOC member states and other relevant stakeholders in New York on the margins of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
This research aimed to address the challenges faced by persons with disabilities when accessing government websites and digital services in Kenya.
The statement, signed by over 100 organisations and individuals, was jointly developed during the DRAPAC23 Assembly convened by EngageMedia and held in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 22 to 26 May 2023. It highlights the increasing threats to digital rights in the region.