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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.
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
A1 Telekom open letter

#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
News
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
Image of the Investigation report: how Pegasus spyware crushes civic space in Jordan

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
News
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
Hacking Meduza: Pegasus spyware used to target Putin’s critic

Digital rights groups identity 35 Pegasus hacking victims in Jordan

1 Feb 2024
News
Digital rights groups identity 35 Pegasus hacking victims in Jordan
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1 Feb 2024
Digital rights groups identity 35 Pegasus hacking victims in Jordan
Image of the investigation report on how Pegasus crushes civic space in Jordan

New spyware attacks exposed: civil society targeted in Jordan

1 Feb 2024

A new joint investigation reveals the widespread use of Israeli-owned NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware in Jordan.

Press Release
New spyware attacks exposed: civil society targeted in Jordan
1 Feb 2024
New spyware attacks exposed: civil society targeted in Jordan
#StopSilencingPalestine

U.S. Senator joins civil society’s call: #StopSilencingPalestine

15 Dec 2023

U.S. Senator joins civil society’s call to #StopSilencingPalestine. Meta’s censorship of Palestine-related content must end now.

Press Release
U.S. Senator joins civil society’s call: #StopSilencingPalestine
15 Dec 2023
U.S. Senator joins civil society’s call: #StopSilencingPalestine
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#StopSilencingPalestine: Meta must overhaul its biased content moderation

6 Dec 2023

Access Now and the #StopSilencingPalestine campaign are again calling Meta to end its long history of censoring Palestinian voices.

Press Release
#StopSilencingPalestine: Meta must overhaul its biased content moderation
6 Dec 2023
#StopSilencingPalestine: Meta must overhaul its biased content moderation
How to stay safe online in the context of conflict in Gaza

Gazans Are Trying to Stay Online Under Siege. New Tech Is Struggling to Help.

22 Nov 2023
News
Gazans Are Trying to Stay Online Under Siege. New Tech Is Struggling to Help.
VICE ↗
22 Nov 2023
Gazans Are Trying to Stay Online Under Siege. New Tech Is Struggling to Help.