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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
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Meta’s shareholders: We need transparency on content moderation

21 May 2024

Ahead of the Meta AGM, Meta’s shareholders are pushing the company for increased transparency on content moderation.

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Meta’s shareholders: We need transparency on content moderation
21 May 2024
Meta’s shareholders: We need transparency on content moderation
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Hey Google: we need to learn more about your role in the war on Gaza

16 May 2024

Amid revelations of AI use by the Israeli army in Gaza, Access Now urges Google for transparency through an open letter to Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet Inc.

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Hey Google: we need to learn more about your role in the war on Gaza
16 May 2024
Hey Google: we need to learn more about your role in the war on Gaza
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Bad for human rights and for business: Amazon must not build cloud infrastructure in Saudi Arabia

6 May 2024

Access Now is calling on Amazon to halt the launch of AWS infrastructure region in Saudi Arabia and adequately address the severe human rights impacts that would arise from such a move.

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Bad for human rights and for business: Amazon must not build cloud infrastructure in Saudi Arabia
6 May 2024
Bad for human rights and for business: Amazon must not build cloud infrastructure in Saudi Arabia
YouTube approves disinformation ads in India ahead of general election

YouTube approves disinformation ads in India ahead of general election

2 Apr 2024

YouTube is approving election disinformation ads in India ahead of the country’s general election, a new joint investigation by Access Now and Global Witness has found.

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YouTube approves disinformation ads in India ahead of general election
2 Apr 2024
YouTube approves disinformation ads in India ahead of general election
YouTube approves disinformation ads in India ahead of general election

लोकसभा चुनाव से पहले भारत में भ्रमित करने वाले विज्ञापनों को मंजूरी दे रहा यूट्यूब

2 Apr 2024

एक्सेस नाउ और ग्लोबल विटनेस की नई संयुक्त जांच में पाया गया है कि यूट्यूब देश के लोकसभा चुनाव से पहले भारत में चुनावी रूप से भ्रमित करने वाले विज्ञापनों को मंजूरी दे रहा है।

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लोकसभा चुनाव से पहले भारत में भ्रमित करने वाले विज्ञापनों को मंजूरी दे रहा यूट्यूब
2 Apr 2024
लोकसभा चुनाव से पहले भारत में भ्रमित करने वाले विज्ञापनों को मंजूरी दे रहा यूट्यूब
YouTube approves disinformation ads in India ahead of general election

భారతదేశంలో సార్వత్రిక ఎన్నికలకు ముందు అసత్య సమాచార ప్రకటనలను యూట్యూబ్  ఆమోదించింది. 

2 Apr 2024

దేశంలో సార్వత్రిక ఎన్నికలకు ముందు ఎన్నికల గురించి జరిగే అసత్య ప్రకటనలను యూట్యూబ్ ఆమోదిస్తోందని యాక్సెస్ నౌ (Access Now) మరియూ గ్లోబల్ విట్‌నెస్ (Global Witness) సంయుక్తoగా చేపట్టిన కొత్త పరిశోధనలో వెల్లడైంది.

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భారతదేశంలో సార్వత్రిక ఎన్నికలకు ముందు అసత్య సమాచార ప్రకటనలను యూట్యూబ్  ఆమోదించింది. 
2 Apr 2024
భారతదేశంలో సార్వత్రిక ఎన్నికలకు ముందు అసత్య సమాచార ప్రకటనలను యూట్యూబ్  ఆమోదించింది. 
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Open letter to the President of Ghana: Reject the anti-LGBTQ+ bill to protect human rights

20 Mar 2024

Access Now and 28 civil society organizations are calling on President Nana-Akuffo Addo to reject Ghana’s draconian anti-LGBTQ+ bill.

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Open letter to the President of Ghana: Reject the anti-LGBTQ+ bill to protect human rights
20 Mar 2024
Open letter to the President of Ghana: Reject the anti-LGBTQ+ bill to protect human rights
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Open letter to the European Data Protection Board: Oppose “Pay or Consent models”  

7 Mar 2024

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) must confirm the incompatibility of “Pay or Consent” models with fundamental rights.

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Open letter to the European Data Protection Board: Oppose “Pay or Consent models”  
7 Mar 2024
Open letter to the European Data Protection Board: Oppose “Pay or Consent models”  
European Media Freedom Act

Türkiye: Big tech should protect free speech and resist state censorship

4 Mar 2024

We join ARTICLE 19, HRW, and 19 rights groups in calling on social media platforms to protect users’ free expression rights amidst increasing state censorship ahead of Türkiye’s municipal elections.

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Türkiye: Big tech should protect free speech and resist state censorship
4 Mar 2024
Türkiye: Big tech should protect free speech and resist state censorship