ICTDev Pulse

End of session statement presented at the 41st session of the Human Rights Council

Organisations representing civil society around the world present their end of session statement at the 41st session of the Human Rights Council.

Civil society organisations issue statement denouncing internet shutdowns in Sudan

In the wake of violence in Sudan, MTN Sudan and other telecommunications companies blocked access to the internet through disruption of various local and roaming cellular data networks, as well as some fixed-line services.

Statement at HRC draws attention to draconian and discriminatory measures in Sri Lanka

HRC41: Statement by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the Women and Media Collective draws attention to the negative impact of the state of emergency on marginalised communities and persons in Sri Lanka.

HRC41: Statement regarding the spread of hate speech offline and online in Myanmar

Oral statement delivered by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the Myanmar ICT for Development Organization (MIDO) regarding the spread of hate speech offline and online in Myanmar.

Community networks help foster active citizen participation in the global South

Internet connectivity opens many opportunities for civil society groups and activists to participate in their countries’ political life, defend their rights and promote government transparency and accountability.
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