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Protect rights online and off: Uganda’s court upholds criminalization of LGBTQ+ advocacy

3 Apr 2024

The Constitutional Court of Uganda has upheld the Anti-Homosexuality Act, dealing a deadly blow to human rights.

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Protect rights online and off: Uganda’s court upholds criminalization of LGBTQ+ advocacy
3 Apr 2024
Protect rights online and off: Uganda’s court upholds criminalization of LGBTQ+ advocacy
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How governments can strengthen data protection in Africa

25 Jan 2024

Digitisation in Africa has led many countries to develop data protection laws. We explore ways to strengthen these frameworks.

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How governments can strengthen data protection in Africa
25 Jan 2024
How governments can strengthen data protection in Africa
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Strengthening data protection in Africa: key issues for implementation

25 Jan 2024

Access Now’s new publication on understanding the data protection framework in Africa

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Strengthening data protection in Africa: key issues for implementation
25 Jan 2024
Strengthening data protection in Africa: key issues for implementation

Around the world, threats to LGBTQ+ speech deepen

28 Jun 2023
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Around the world, threats to LGBTQ+ speech deepen
28 Jun 2023
Around the world, threats to LGBTQ+ speech deepen
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Protect LGBTQ+ Digital Rights

6 Jun 2023
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Protect LGBTQ+ Digital Rights
6 Jun 2023
Protect LGBTQ+ Digital Rights

Privacy first: Ugandan court hears civil society’s human rights warnings on digital identity system

27 Mar 2023

The High Court or Uganda has ruled to allow expert intervention from Access Now and partners on the human rights red flags around the country’s digital ID system.

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Privacy first: Ugandan court hears civil society’s human rights warnings on digital identity system
27 Mar 2023
Privacy first: Ugandan court hears civil society’s human rights warnings on digital identity system
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President Museveni must veto Uganda’s repressive Anti-Homosexuality Bill

23 Mar 2023

President Museveni must veto Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill and help safeguard the rights of LGBTQ+ people.

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President Museveni must veto Uganda’s repressive Anti-Homosexuality Bill
23 Mar 2023
President Museveni must veto Uganda’s repressive Anti-Homosexuality Bill
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Internet shutdowns in Africa: fewer offenders in 2022, still causing harm

28 Feb 2023

Access Now’s new report, “Weapons of control, shields of impunity: Internet shutdowns in 2022,” unpacks internet shutdowns in Africa and globally.

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Internet shutdowns in Africa: fewer offenders in 2022, still causing harm
28 Feb 2023
Internet shutdowns in Africa: fewer offenders in 2022, still causing harm
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
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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