The best and the worst in 2022: data protection laws across the world
On Data Protection Day, Access Now reviews the countries with some of the best and worst data protection laws in 2022.
Access Now to Telenor’s Board: Stop the sale in Myanmar
The Telenor Board must immediately stop the sale of its Myanmar operations to M1 Group, and protect the human rights of subscribers in Myanmar.
Data exposed and exploited in Middle East and North Africa, new report explores
From Ramallah to Beirut, the private data of millions is at risk. Access Now’s new report Exposed and exploited: Data protection in the Middle East and North Africa, explores the privacy dangers burgeoning in Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, and Tunisia.
Exposed and exploited: Data protection in the Middle East and North Africa
Access Now’s latest report, Exposed and exploited: Data protection in the Middle East and North Africa, explores how a lack of strong data protection in MENA countries is leaving people vulnerable to abuse and exploitation of their most personal information.
Digital rights are human rights: Holding Australia, Georgia, Myanmar, and Nauru to account at the U.N.
When member states fail to protect human rights — such as by cutting off internet access in the middle of a global pandemic — we leverage the UPR process to call attention to that failure and press for change.
Ethiopia’s internet shutdown is silencing migrant workers stranded in Lebanon
When “cybercrime” laws gag free expression: stopping the dangerous trend across MENA
It’s not just Egypt. Throughout the Middle East and North Africa, laws purportedly aimed at increasing national security are putting human rights at risk.
Defending solidarity and human rights after the attacks in Paris and Beirut
Following the horrific attacks in Paris and Beirut, Access Now urges governments to respond by affirming and strengthening our very best values.