ICTDev Pulse

Syria: Disclose Advocate’s Whereabouts. Release Bassel Khartabil, Held Unfairly Since 2012

9 October 2015

Syria’s authorities should immediately reveal the whereabouts of Bassel Khartabil, a software developer and defender of freedom of expression, 31 organizations said today.

Let’s Keep the Keepers

“We are our brother’s keeper,” says Mohammed Adamu Adangba. Many of us have uttered that phrase. Adangba, a social service worker in Nigeria, means it.“I grew up in a typical Nigerian community—a communal setting,” he says.

Open Letter: Facebook, Fix "Real Name” Policy

7 October 2015

A group of NGOs, including APC, have sent an open letter to Facebook, in representation of individuals who have experienced harm as a result of Facebook’s “real name” policy.

Section J: Promote ICT in Women's Rights

The Association for Progressive Communications, Women's Rights Programme (APC WRP) has been leading a campaign to reprioritise Section J in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action due to the important role that media and internet and communication technologies play in both advancing and hindering women’s rights.

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