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Indonesia MR5 Amicus Brief

Meta’s actions “adversely impacted” Palestinians’ rights: Access Now welcomes BSR findings

27 Sep 2022

Access Now welcomes the release of BSR’s human rights due diligence findings that expose Meta’s rights-violating actions against people in Palestine.

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Meta’s actions “adversely impacted” Palestinians’ rights: Access Now welcomes BSR findings
27 Sep 2022
Meta’s actions “adversely impacted” Palestinians’ rights: Access Now welcomes BSR findings
Indonesia MR5 Amicus Brief

Joint statement: civil society welcomes independent human rights assessment on Meta’s content moderation in Palestine and Israel

27 Sep 2022

Through a joint statement, civil society commends BSR’s human rights assessment on Meta’s content moderation in Palestine and Israel.

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Joint statement: civil society welcomes independent human rights assessment on Meta’s content moderation in Palestine and Israel
27 Sep 2022
Joint statement: civil society welcomes independent human rights assessment on Meta’s content moderation in Palestine and Israel
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Meta’s Treatment of the India Human Rights Impact Assessment Is an Alarming Precedent for Arabic Speaking Countries

23 Aug 2022

Access Now and partners demand the immediate release of Meta’s India Human Rights Impact Assessment and Palestine’s BSR report.

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Meta’s Treatment of the India Human Rights Impact Assessment Is an Alarming Precedent for Arabic Speaking Countries
23 Aug 2022
Meta’s Treatment of the India Human Rights Impact Assessment Is an Alarming Precedent for Arabic Speaking Countries
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From Palestine to India, Meta must step up and protect the rights of the global majority

23 Aug 2022

Access Now and a coalition of rights organizations urge Meta to immediately release the India HRIA report and the Palestine BSR report.

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From Palestine to India, Meta must step up and protect the rights of the global majority
23 Aug 2022
From Palestine to India, Meta must step up and protect the rights of the global majority
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Access Now Grants: How we support the activists who defend our rights during conflict and crisis

23 May 2022

In 2021, Access Now Grants supported grassroots, frontline, and feminist digital rights organizations and human rights defenders.

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Access Now Grants: How we support the activists who defend our rights during conflict and crisis
23 May 2022
Access Now Grants: How we support the activists who defend our rights during conflict and crisis
Access Now and partners call on the Indian government to review the current legal and regulatory framework governing internet shutdowns.

Internet shutdowns in 2021 report: MENA in the dark

28 Apr 2022

In 2021, Access Now documented at least 23 shutdowns in nine countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Read “The return of digital authoritarianism: internet shutdowns in 2021.”

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Internet shutdowns in 2021 report: MENA in the dark
28 Apr 2022
Internet shutdowns in 2021 report: MENA in the dark
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Facing the consequences: Access Now welcomes legal action against NSO Group

5 Apr 2022

Access Now welcomes a lawsuit filed against NSO Group for facilitating unlawful surveillance of French-Palestinian human rights defender, Salah Hammour.

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Facing the consequences: Access Now welcomes legal action against NSO Group
5 Apr 2022
Facing the consequences: Access Now welcomes legal action against NSO Group
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What the tech sector can do to respect human rights in Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, and beyond

10 Mar 2022

As the Russia-Ukraine crisis escalates to war, the tech sector must do more than merely comply with sanctions. Here are our recommendations for mitigating human rights harms. 

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What the tech sector can do to respect human rights in Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, and beyond
10 Mar 2022
What the tech sector can do to respect human rights in Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, and beyond
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The best and the worst in 2022: data protection laws across the world

27 Jan 2022

On Data Protection Day, Access Now reviews the countries with some of the best and worst data protection laws in 2022.

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The best and the worst in 2022: data protection laws across the world
27 Jan 2022
The best and the worst in 2022: data protection laws across the world
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NSO’s Pegasus surveilled Palestinian activists — it’s time for a moratorium on spyware sales

8 Nov 2021

Access Now condemns the hacking of six Palestinian human rights defenders’ devices with NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware.

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NSO’s Pegasus surveilled Palestinian activists — it’s time for a moratorium on spyware sales
8 Nov 2021
NSO’s Pegasus surveilled Palestinian activists — it’s time for a moratorium on spyware sales