Ending internet shutdowns to #KeepItOn
Internet shutdowns pose a threat to human rights around the world. They harm everyone: businesses, emergency services, journalism, human rights defenders, and demonstrators. Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition work with stakeholders across sectors to end internet shutdowns worldwide.
Internet est un outil pour la démocratie, le Bénin et le Tchad doivent #KeepItOn pendant les élections
#KeepIton: Open letter to keep the internet open and secure during elections in the Republic of Benin
#KeepIton: Lettre ouverte pour garder l’Internet ouvert et sécurisé pendant les élections en République du Bénin
Election shutdowns erode democracy. They violate basic fundamental rights like freedom of expression, undermine election fairness, and weaken people’s trust in the electoral process. Our new election shutdowns handbook helps election observers, journalists, diplomatic missions, and human rights activists navigate these turbulent scenarios.…31 March 2021
Internet shutdowns and elections handbook A guide for election observers, embassies, activists, and journalists This handbook explains how internet shutdowns undermine democractic elections and provides tips and recommendations for key actors to navigate shutdowns and understand and assess the extent…31 March 2021