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.
With U.S. nudges, Google and others aim to help Iranian protesters
ایران: هشدار در خصوص بازداشت گسترده مدافعان حقوق بشر در میان اعتراضات
Iran: alarm over mass arrests of human rights defenders amidst protests
Civil society call for an end to the deliberate violence and arrests against human rights defenders, journalists, and activists during the Iran protests
“موت الإنترنت” في إيران
Internet freedom activists scramble to help Iranians evade Tehran’s digital crackdown
The world must support people in Iran: sanctions relief helps connect the nation
Access Now supports sanctions relief to keep Iran country connected — to information, platforms for expression, and the outside world.