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Access Now welcomes Alejandro Mayoral Baños, new Executive Director

18 Jul 2024

Access Now is excited to announce the appointment of Alejandro Mayoral Baños as the organization’s new Executive Director.

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Access Now welcomes Alejandro Mayoral Baños, new Executive Director
18 Jul 2024
Access Now welcomes Alejandro Mayoral Baños, new Executive Director
Computer wires and connections

Cyber accountability in East Asia: human rights are key for cybersecurity

11 Jul 2024

China’s digital and cyber policies hurt human rights and undermine cybersecurity globally. Access Now’s Brett Solomon explores how the international community can respond.

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Cyber accountability in East Asia: human rights are key for cybersecurity
11 Jul 2024
Cyber accountability in East Asia: human rights are key for cybersecurity
#StopSilencingPalestine

Israel’s digital occupation of Palestine

4 Jul 2024

Access Now stands with the people of Gaza who are currently living under a complete siege imposed by the Israeli military, indiscriminate airstrikes targeting civilians and civilian infrastructure, and the looming threat of a ground invasion that would cause further chaos and violence.

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Israel’s digital occupation of Palestine
4 Jul 2024
Israel’s digital occupation of Palestine
Myanmar VPN Ban

Worse than China or Iran? Myanmar’s dangerous VPN ban

26 Jun 2024

Myanmar’s VPN ban, imposed by the military junta, is preventing people from safely accessing blocked apps and websites.

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Worse than China or Iran? Myanmar’s dangerous VPN ban
26 Jun 2024
Worse than China or Iran? Myanmar’s dangerous VPN ban
Myanmar's digital dictatorship

Myanmar

19 Jun 2024

Myanmar’s digital dictatorship is devastating people’s fundamental human rights.

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Myanmar
19 Jun 2024
Myanmar
UN Security Council on Digital Rights

Privacy and human rights award at RightsCon 2025

18 Jun 2024

Access Now and the Global Privacy Assembly are launching a new international award to celebrate exemplary work to protect and promote privacy and other fundamental rights.

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Privacy and human rights award at RightsCon 2025
18 Jun 2024
Privacy and human rights award at RightsCon 2025
UN Security Council on Digital Rights

Mind the gap: why the UN Security Council should prioritize digital rights

13 Jun 2024

Even as states increasingly weaponize communication networks, the UN Security Council has remained largely silent on digital rights issues. This puts everyone at risk.

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Mind the gap: why the UN Security Council should prioritize digital rights
13 Jun 2024
Mind the gap: why the UN Security Council should prioritize digital rights
Civil Society Pegasus Spyware

Exiled, then spied on: Civil society in Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland targeted with Pegasus spyware

30 May 2024

At least seven more Russian, Belarusian, Latvian, and Israeli journalists and activists have been targeted with Pegasus within the EU.

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Exiled, then spied on: Civil society in Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland targeted with Pegasus spyware
30 May 2024
Exiled, then spied on: Civil society in Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland targeted with Pegasus spyware
Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ+ bill

Civil society to YouTube: stop helping Russia suppress free speech

28 May 2024

Through an open letter, Access Now and over 20 Russian and international civil society organizations are urging YouTube and its parent company Google to not help the Kremlin censor Russian independent media and human rights organizations. 

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Civil society to YouTube: stop helping Russia suppress free speech
28 May 2024
Civil society to YouTube: stop helping Russia suppress free speech
KeepItOn 2023 MENA

MENA in 2023: internet shutdowns soar amid unprecedented violence and war

15 May 2024

By almost every measure, 2023 was the worst year of internet shutdowns on record. Authorities implemented at least 77 internet shutdowns in 15 countries across the MENA region.

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MENA in 2023: internet shutdowns soar amid unprecedented violence and war
15 May 2024
MENA in 2023: internet shutdowns soar amid unprecedented violence and war