Open letter: Ghana’s new anti-LGBTQ+ bill threatens human rights
Through an open letter, Access Now and partners call on Ghana’s Parliament to immediately reject the new anti-LGBTQ+ bill.
Put human rights first: Ghana’s parliament must reject repressive anti-LGBTQ+ bill
Access Now and partners call on Ghana’s parliament to immediately reject the new repressive anti-LGBTQ+ bill.
#KeepItOn in Mauritania: authorities must restore internet connectivity
Following reports of a nationwide block on mobile internet access in Mauritania, Access Now urges authorities to immediately reconnect the country.
In Africa and the Middle East, internet shutdowns shroud human rights abuses
Access Now’s new joint report examines how authorities in Africa and the Middle East weaponize internet shutdowns to obscure human rights abuses.
Internet shutdowns in Africa: fewer offenders in 2022, still causing harm
Access Now’s new report, “Weapons of control, shields of impunity: Internet shutdowns in 2022,” unpacks internet shutdowns in Africa and globally.
Resurging internet shutdowns in 2022: weapons of control, shields of impunity
Weapons of control, shields of impunity: Internet shutdowns in 2022
Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition documented 187 internet shutdowns in 2022, across a record-setting 35 countries.
#KeepItOn in Nigeria: social media, internet must stay connected during elections
Authorities in Nigeria must not shut down social media or in any way interfere with internet access throughout the upcoming elections.
Open letter: the government of Nigeria must keep the internet and social media platforms open and secure during the 2023 general elections and beyond
Through an open letter, the #KeepItOn coalition calls on authorities in Nigeria to keep the internet and social media platforms open during the elections.
Ethiopian authorities must stop blocking social media
Authorities in Ethiopia must immediately reinstate full access to social media platforms across the entire country, and put an end to censorship.