2024 elections and internet shutdowns watch
Governments around the world continue to shut down the internet during elections. Join our 2024 elections watch to #KeepItOn.
The world must not forget Mahsa Amini
It has been a year since Mahsa Amini died while in the custody of Iran’s “morality police,” leading to waves of protests across the country – and a subsequent crackdown by the country’s rulers against dissent, both offline and online. We’ve mapped some of the troubling trends in Iran’s digital authoritarian playbook.
Fake Domain Attacks
Civil society organizations and independent media are the targets of a variety of sophisticated security attacks known as “fake domains”.
Who is shutting down the internet in 2023? A mid-year update
Since the beginning of 2023, governments around the world are discovering new reasons to disrupt internet access during key national moments.
Resurging internet shutdowns in 2022: weapons of control, shields of impunity
#KeepItOn: 34 governments demand Iran ends internet restrictions
Access Now welcomes the growing global pressure on Iranian authorities to immediately reinstate internet access across the nation.
Stop the persecution: Iranian authorities must immediately release technologists and digital rights defenders
Civil society is calling for the immediate and unconditional release of digital rights defenders and technologists in Iran.