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KeepItOn 2023 Report Internet Shutdowns

Shrinking democracy, growing violence: internet shutdowns in 2023

15 May 2024

Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition documented 283 internet shutdowns in 2023 — the highest number since 2016.

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Shrinking democracy, growing violence: internet shutdowns in 2023
15 May 2024
Shrinking democracy, growing violence: internet shutdowns in 2023
KeepItOn 2023 Report Internet Shutdowns

The most violent year: internet shutdowns in 2023

15 May 2024

Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition documented 283 internet shutdowns in 2023 — the highest number since 2016.

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The most violent year: internet shutdowns in 2023
15 May 2024
The most violent year: internet shutdowns in 2023
Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ+ bill

Content and platform governance in times of crisis: applying international humanitarian, criminal, and human rights law

13 Dec 2023

This new report discusses the application of international humanitarian, criminal, and human rights law in content governance in crises.

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Content and platform governance in times of crisis: applying international humanitarian, criminal, and human rights law
13 Dec 2023
Content and platform governance in times of crisis: applying international humanitarian, criminal, and human rights law
Chain link fence

Joint Statement: Internet Governance Forum must reverse decision to make Saudi Arabia its next host

12 Oct 2023

An IGF 2024 hosted by Saudi Arabia is incompatible with the event’s multistakeholder model, as human rights risks make robust civil society engagement impossible.

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Joint Statement: Internet Governance Forum must reverse decision to make Saudi Arabia its next host
12 Oct 2023
Joint Statement: Internet Governance Forum must reverse decision to make Saudi Arabia its next host
Togolaises élections

The world must not forget Mahsa Amini

14 Sep 2023

It has been a year since Mahsa Amini died while in the custody of Iran’s “morality police,” leading to waves of protests across the country – and a subsequent crackdown by the country’s rulers against dissent, both offline and online. We’ve mapped some of the troubling trends in Iran’s digital authoritarian playbook.

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The world must not forget Mahsa Amini
14 Sep 2023
The world must not forget Mahsa Amini
Fake Domain Attacks on Civil Society

Fake Domain Attacks

19 Jul 2023

Civil society organizations and independent media are the targets of a variety of sophisticated security attacks known as “fake domains”.

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Fake Domain Attacks
19 Jul 2023
Fake Domain Attacks
Passport and Visa Systems must not exclude members of human rights community around the world

Joint Statement: Passport and visa systems must not exclude members of the human rights community from cross-border convenings

7 Jun 2023

These discriminatory systems prevent human rights defenders from coming together to advance their work, bring severe hardship and harm to those impacted, and unjustly place the heaviest burden on people from the Global Majority. Join us in taking a stand.

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Joint Statement: Passport and visa systems must not exclude members of the human rights community from cross-border convenings
7 Jun 2023
Joint Statement: Passport and visa systems must not exclude members of the human rights community from cross-border convenings
#KeepItOn during elections

Who is shutting down the internet in 2023? A mid-year update

6 Jun 2023

Since the beginning of 2023, governments around the world are discovering new reasons to disrupt internet access during key national moments.

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Who is shutting down the internet in 2023? A mid-year update
6 Jun 2023
Who is shutting down the internet in 2023? A mid-year update
Tech and conflict

Tech and conflict: a guide for responsible business conduct

18 May 2023

This guide is meant to help tech companies think through the impacts of their decisions in the context of conflict.

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Tech and conflict: a guide for responsible business conduct
18 May 2023
Tech and conflict: a guide for responsible business conduct
Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition's report unpacks internet shutdowns in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and globally.

عمليات حجب الإنترنت في سنة 2022: أسلحة للسيطرة ودروع للإفلات من العقاب

28 Feb 2023
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عمليات حجب الإنترنت في سنة 2022: أسلحة للسيطرة ودروع للإفلات من العقاب
28 Feb 2023
عمليات حجب الإنترنت في سنة 2022: أسلحة للسيطرة ودروع للإفلات من العقاب