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#KeepItOn during elections

#KeepItOn in times of war: Sudan’s communications shutdown must be reversed urgently 

9 Feb 2024

The warring parties in Sudan must immediately end the disruption of internet access across the country and #KeepItOn!

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#KeepItOn in times of war: Sudan’s communications shutdown must be reversed urgently 
9 Feb 2024
#KeepItOn in times of war: Sudan’s communications shutdown must be reversed urgently 
#KeepItOn during elections

In Africa and the Middle East, internet shutdowns shroud human rights abuses

9 Mar 2023

Access Now’s new joint report examines how authorities in Africa and the Middle East weaponize internet shutdowns to obscure human rights abuses.

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In Africa and the Middle East, internet shutdowns shroud human rights abuses
9 Mar 2023
In Africa and the Middle East, internet shutdowns shroud human rights abuses
Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition's report unpacks internet shutdowns in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and globally.

Resurging internet shutdowns in 2022: weapons of control, shields of impunity

28 Feb 2023
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Resurging internet shutdowns in 2022: weapons of control, shields of impunity
28 Feb 2023
Resurging internet shutdowns in 2022: weapons of control, shields of impunity
#NoExamShutdown

Empty promises: more internet shutdowns during exams in MENA

24 Aug 2022

As students in MENA sit down for national exams, governments cut off the internet and implement shutdowns. Here’s what happened in 2022.

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Empty promises: more internet shutdowns during exams in MENA
24 Aug 2022
Empty promises: more internet shutdowns during exams in MENA
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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
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#KeepItOn for peace and democracy in Sudan, Yemen, and Tajikistan

12 May 2022

Hear from people in Sudan, Yemen, and Tajikistan impacted by authorities’ reckless internet shutdowns during conflict and crisis.

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#KeepItOn for peace and democracy in Sudan, Yemen, and Tajikistan
12 May 2022
#KeepItOn for peace and democracy in Sudan, Yemen, and Tajikistan
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Internet shutdowns in 2021 report: resistance in the face of blackouts in Africa

28 Apr 2022

Last year, 12 countries cut internet access at least 19 times in Africa. Read “The return of digital authoritarianism: internet shutdowns in 2021”

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Internet shutdowns in 2021 report: resistance in the face of blackouts in Africa
28 Apr 2022
Internet shutdowns in 2021 report: resistance in the face of blackouts in Africa
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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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Internet shutdowns and blockings continue to hide atrocities of military coup in Sudan

23 Nov 2021

Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition are again calling on authorities in Sudan to immediately restore full access to the internet and all communication services.

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Internet shutdowns and blockings continue to hide atrocities of military coup in Sudan
23 Nov 2021
Internet shutdowns and blockings continue to hide atrocities of military coup in Sudan
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Authorities in Sudan must stop imposing telecommunication blackouts to control information flow during military coup

25 Oct 2021

Access Now denounces the internet shutdowns in Sudan today as military forces seize control of the government in a military coup.

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Authorities in Sudan must stop imposing telecommunication blackouts to control information flow during military coup
25 Oct 2021
Authorities in Sudan must stop imposing telecommunication blackouts to control information flow during military coup