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Privacy first: Ugandan court hears civil society’s human rights warnings on digital identity system
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.
President Museveni must veto Uganda’s repressive Anti-Homosexuality Bill
President Museveni must veto Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill and help safeguard the rights of LGBTQ+ people.
Internet shutdowns in Africa: fewer offenders in 2022, still causing harm
Access Now’s new report, “Weapons of control, shields of impunity: Internet shutdowns in 2022,” unpacks internet shutdowns in Africa and globally.
Resurging internet shutdowns in 2022: weapons of control, shields of impunity
Internet shutdowns in 2021 report: resistance in the face of blackouts in Africa
Last year, 12 countries cut internet access at least 19 times in Africa. Read “The return of digital authoritarianism: internet shutdowns in 2021”
We need to talk about digital ID: why the World Bank must recognize the harm in Afghanistan and beyond
The World Bank and International Monetary Fund met this week. They didn’t discuss digital identity programs, even though the World Bank itself funds “Big ID” systems.
#KeepItOn 2021 Наблюдение за выборами
In 2021, at least a dozen countries with a history of internet shutdowns are headed to the polls for important elections, and people fighting for their democracies need the world’s solidarity and support.