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Alexia Skok

Director - Communications and Engagement

With the Communications and Engagement team, Alexia strives to ensure that human rights in the digital age are at the forefront of the global agenda. Before taking up this exciting role as Director - Communications and Engagement at Access Now, she fought the good fight for civil society and development organisations in Australia, Germany, and Timor-Leste. Alexia holds a BA (Fine Art Photography) from RMIT University, and an MA (Visual and Media Anthropology) from Freie Universität Berlin. Alexia was born and bred in Naarm (Melbourne), but lives life to fullest in Germany’s hip capital, Berlin. Her favourite #s include #RefugeesWelcome, #SmashThePatriarchy, and #RollerDerby.
STOP Methodology KeepItOn 2023

Internet blackouts are increasing — here’s why

24 May 2024
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Internet blackouts are increasing — here’s why
POLITICO ↗
24 May 2024
Internet blackouts are increasing — here’s why
#KeepItOn report EECA

Violence & internet shutdowns in 2023: the worst year on record

15 May 2024

Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition’s new report, Shrinking democracy, growing violence: Internet shutdowns in 2023, exposes the impact of these attacks on human rights.

Press Release
Violence & internet shutdowns in 2023: the worst year on record
15 May 2024
Violence & internet shutdowns in 2023: the worst year on record
Togo elections internet access

Élections au Togo : le président Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé doit maintenir l’accès à Internet

29 Apr 2024

Access Now et plus de 20 organisations exigent que le gouvernement et tous les fournisseurs d’accès à Internet opérant dans le pays respectent les droits humains et garantissent un accès ininterrompu à Internet pendant toute la durée des élections.

Press Release
Élections au Togo : le président Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé doit maintenir l’accès à Internet
29 Apr 2024
Élections au Togo : le président Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé doit maintenir l’accès à Internet
Togo elections internet access

Togo elections: President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé must uphold internet access

25 Apr 2024

Access Now is demanding the government of Togo and all internet service providers ensure unhindered access to the internet.

Press Release
Togo elections: President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé must uphold internet access
25 Apr 2024
Togo elections: President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé must uphold internet access
EU-Israel data transfer

EU-Israel data transfer adequacy greenlit again: NGOs call for scrutiny over red flags

22 Apr 2024

Access Now and other organisations are calling on the European Commission to scrutinise its decision to re-confirm the data transfer adequacy with Israel.

Press Release
EU-Israel data transfer adequacy greenlit again: NGOs call for scrutiny over red flags
22 Apr 2024
EU-Israel data transfer adequacy greenlit again: NGOs call for scrutiny over red flags
Cover Image: It's not a glitch: how Meta systematically censors Palestinian voices

Meta must act: stop the systematic censorship of Palestinian voices

19 Feb 2024

Meta’s ongoing censorship of Palestine-related content during times of conflict is a systemic issue, not a glitch that needs addressing.

Press Release
Meta must act: stop the systematic censorship of Palestinian voices
19 Feb 2024
Meta must act: stop the systematic censorship of Palestinian voices
Togolaises élections

#KeepItOn: To defend democracy, authorities must immediately reconnect Pakistan’s internet 

8 Feb 2024
Press Release
#KeepItOn: To defend democracy, authorities must immediately reconnect Pakistan’s internet 
8 Feb 2024
#KeepItOn: To defend democracy, authorities must immediately reconnect Pakistan’s internet 
Gaza Paltel

Gaza aid in-depth: Response leaders warn of extreme obstacles, even with a ceasefire

1 Feb 2024
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Gaza aid in-depth: Response leaders warn of extreme obstacles, even with a ceasefire
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1 Feb 2024
Gaza aid in-depth: Response leaders warn of extreme obstacles, even with a ceasefire
Civil Society Pegasus Spyware

Dozens in Jordan targeted by authorities using NSO spyware, report finds

1 Feb 2024
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Dozens in Jordan targeted by authorities using NSO spyware, report finds
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1 Feb 2024
Dozens in Jordan targeted by authorities using NSO spyware, report finds
Digital Security Helpline and Apple threat notifications

NSO’s Spyware Used to Hack Phones of Jordan Critics, Report Says

1 Feb 2024
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NSO’s Spyware Used to Hack Phones of Jordan Critics, Report Says
Bloomberg ↗
1 Feb 2024
NSO’s Spyware Used to Hack Phones of Jordan Critics, Report Says