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Media Matters for Democracy, Pakistan: Bottlenecks, incompetence and abuse of power

This study presents a brief overview of the implementation of Pakistan's Prevention of Electronic Crime Act. 

The battle for sex worker's rights online: Proposed SESTA-FOSTA law in USA

An unexpected duo, tech bros and sex workers, banded together in the United States in opposition to two bills meant to curb online sex trafficking.

Workshop on Open Software Platform for UN Country Team

(Kampala, Uganda) Pulse Lab Kampala has developed an open software platform that UN Country Teams can use to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of their projects. The platform provides access to Qatalog, a data mining software analysis tool the Lab deve

MozFest 2018: Exploring how we can take control of our data, online lives and collective future

Hundreds of activists and makers were brought together for workshops, talks, art, games, debates and interactive sessions with the aim of showcasing world-changing ideas and technology and building a stronger community.

AfriSIG 2018: My experience and takeaways

The sixth African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG), organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the African Union Commission (AUC), was attended by 35 fellows and 26 faculty members from different countries w

In defense of freedom of expression and the right to communicate: Intervozes' public note on the 2018 presidential elections in Brazil

As an organisation that has been active for 15 years in defending freedom of expression and political expression and in advocating for the right to communicate, in a commitment to consolidate democracy and promote human dignity, Intervozes f

Saudi Arabia: Kingdom must be held to account for suppression of dissent, following murder of journalist and widespread arrest of women’s rights defenders

We the undersigned civil society organisations call on the international community, including the United Nations, multilateral and regional institutions as well as democratic governments committed to the freedom of expression, to take immedi

APC at the Internet Governance Forum 2018

APC is mobilising for the 13th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Paris, France, where it will be participating in activities from 11 to 14 November 2018. Don't miss the APC party on 13 November, and check out these other events that

Inside the Information Society: What happened to those liberal hopes?

Twenty years ago, the internet was expected to advance the causes of democracy and human rights. But is it turning out that way? The world today is less liberal than it was back then. What’s happening?

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