Internet shutdowns in 2021 report: MENA in the dark
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.”
Judges raise the gavel to #KeepItOn around the world
From Zimbabwe to Kashmir to Pakistan and beyond, legal challenges to internet shutdowns are becoming more common — and so are the victories.
Joint letter to MTN calling for transparency around internet shutdowns in Sudan
As the internet shutdown is lifted after more than a month of blackouts in Sudan, members of the #KeepItOn coalition call on mobile service provider MTN to provide transparency and pledge its support to maintain unfettered internet access going forward.
#IAmTheSudanRevolution: There’s a direct link between internet shutdowns and human rights violations in Sudan
While the internet has been shut off, several reports indicate that more than 100 people have been killed, over 700 injured and at least 70 raped. Sudan must restore access immediately and #KeepItOn.
Helping African nations protect human rights online: UPR review
Our submissions to the U.N. Human Rights Council in the Universal Periodic Review for Uganda and South Sudan highlight ways that they can improve their human rights records.