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Unwanted Witness: Demanding an inclusive internet legislative process that puts human rights at the centre

APC talked to Dorothy Mukasa, executive director of APC's newest member organisation, Uganda-based Unwanted Witness, about challenging internet shutdowns and other violations of human rights online in a country with high levels of corruption

What lies behind the fears of digital identity? The experience of the Huduma number in Kenya

The rollout of the Huduma number is taking place all over Kenya. This piece traces the experience of one young woman, Nyangi, as she tries to get a card, and more broadly the problems and hurdles posed by the system of digital identity.

UN First Committee Processes on Responsible State Behaviour in Cyberspace: An Explainer

In 2018, the First Committee established two parallel processes to discuss responsible state behaviour in cyberspace: the UN Group of Governmental Experts and the Open Ended Working Group.

Meet Doaa from Nubian Voices, the host of the @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account for June 5-11

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Stockholm Internet Forum: Reflecting on democracy in the digital era, in Africa and beyond

As an internet rights activist based in the global South, I often find myself musing over whether access to a safe, free and open internet is possible.

Bodies of Evidence: Big data, gender and sexuality

Point of View's award-winning digital imprint Deep Dives is back with a new season of essays.

APC at RightsCon 2019

APC will be at RightsCon Tunis, the first RightsCon summit hosted in the Middle East and North Africa.

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 18

Welcome to the 18th monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks.
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Disco-tech Tunis: Join us in this pre-RightsCon event on internet shutdowns in Africa

APC, Hivos/Digital Defenders Partnership, Columbia Global Freedom of Expression, Columbia Global Centers | Tunis and close partners are hosting the seventh Disco-tech event on 10 June in conjunction with the 2019 RightsCon Summit in Tunis.

Meet Blossom Ozurumba, the host of the @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account for May 29–June 4

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UN and Dataminr partner to use artificial intelligence for humanitarian response

Author: 
UN Global Pulse
(New York and Geneva, 28 May 2019) UN Global Pu
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