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A pathway forward for digital rights by Brett Solomon

A pathway forward for digital rights

18 Jul 2024

Brett Solomon shares insights from 15 years as Access Now Co-founder and Executive Director.

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A pathway forward for digital rights
18 Jul 2024
A pathway forward for digital rights
Africa Digital Safety Tips

Digital safety guide for LGBTQ+ activists in Africa

2 Jul 2024

Rising LGBTQ+ intolerance in many African countries drives digital repression of activists. This guide provides safety tips and resources for protecting against these threats.

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Digital safety guide for LGBTQ+ activists in Africa
2 Jul 2024
Digital safety guide for LGBTQ+ activists in Africa
Protest and human rights

Urgent appeal for justice: condemning the unjust prosecution of dozens of Emiratis in the UAE

27 Dec 2023

Access Now joins 40+ organizations in condemning new prosecutions by UAE authorities against over 80 Emiratis, including human rights defenders, accused of supporting a “terrorist organization.”

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Urgent appeal for justice: condemning the unjust prosecution of dozens of Emiratis in the UAE
27 Dec 2023
Urgent appeal for justice: condemning the unjust prosecution of dozens of Emiratis in the UAE
#WhyID biometrics

#WhyID: international actors in Afghanistan must clean up, restrict dangerous biometric trail

25 Aug 2021

#WhyID: Access Now and civil society is calling on international actors to take immediate action to restrict and secure biometric data in Afghanistan.

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#WhyID: international actors in Afghanistan must clean up, restrict dangerous biometric trail
25 Aug 2021
#WhyID: international actors in Afghanistan must clean up, restrict dangerous biometric trail
Sierra Leone

#KeepItOn: new election handbook to fight back against internet shutdowns

31 Mar 2021

To help people fight back against election internet shutdowns, Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition is releasing a new internet shutdowns and elections handbook.

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#KeepItOn: new election handbook to fight back against internet shutdowns
31 Mar 2021
#KeepItOn: new election handbook to fight back against internet shutdowns

Monitored and targeted: Sale of surveillance technology puts lives of MENA activists at risk

24 Dec 2020
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Monitored and targeted: Sale of surveillance technology puts lives of MENA activists at risk
24 Dec 2020
Monitored and targeted: Sale of surveillance technology puts lives of MENA activists at risk
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Warning: repressive regimes are using DMCA takedown demands to censor activists

22 Oct 2020

Repressive regimes — from Nicaragua to Tanzania to Ecuador and beyond — are adding to their toolbox of strategies for censorship of critical voices and independent journalism online.

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Warning: repressive regimes are using DMCA takedown demands to censor activists
22 Oct 2020
Warning: repressive regimes are using DMCA takedown demands to censor activists

Facebook has been bending to the will of Arab despots

4 Jul 2020
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Facebook has been bending to the will of Arab despots
4 Jul 2020
Facebook has been bending to the will of Arab despots
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Family of jailed human rights activist Alaa Abdel Fattah attacked, sister detained

24 Jun 2020

We call upon Egyptian authorities to immediately release Sanaa and Alaa and all the detained activists and human rights defenders who are being held for simply exercising their fundamental rights of assembly and freedom of expression.

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Family of jailed human rights activist Alaa Abdel Fattah attacked, sister detained
24 Jun 2020
Family of jailed human rights activist Alaa Abdel Fattah attacked, sister detained
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Save the Date: RightsCon Online 2020, July 27 – 31

22 Jun 2020
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Save the Date: RightsCon Online 2020, July 27 – 31
22 Jun 2020
Save the Date: RightsCon Online 2020, July 27 – 31