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UN Cybercrime Treaty: FAQ on necessary reforms

UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms

25 Jan 2024

What is the UN cybercrime convention, what’s wrong with its current draft, and how can you engage with it? Read our FAQ to know.

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UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms
25 Jan 2024
UN Cybercrime Convention: FAQ on necessary reforms

Tunisia: President must scrap decree-law undermining free expression and the press

21 Sep 2022

Civil society condemn the new decree-law 54 in in Tunisia and urge the President to withdraw it in order to uphold freedom of expression and press freedom.

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Tunisia: President must scrap decree-law undermining free expression and the press
21 Sep 2022
Tunisia: President must scrap decree-law undermining free expression and the press
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Syria’s new “cybercrime” law adds salt to injury

27 May 2022

Syria’s new “cybercrime” law gives a regime notorious for surveilling citizens new powers to violate privacy, silence people, and add a false legal veneer to human rights violations.

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Syria’s new “cybercrime” law adds salt to injury
27 May 2022
Syria’s new “cybercrime” law adds salt to injury

Joint statement on the UAE’s adoption of Federal Decree Law No. 34 of 2021 on Combatting Rumours and Cybercrime

25 Jan 2022

Access Now joins a coalition of organization in calling on UAE to immediate repeal or amend the new Law on Combatting Rumours and Cybercrime.

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Joint statement on the UAE’s adoption of Federal Decree Law No. 34 of 2021 on Combatting Rumours and Cybercrime
25 Jan 2022
Joint statement on the UAE’s adoption of Federal Decree Law No. 34 of 2021 on Combatting Rumours and Cybercrime
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Why Latin America should protect, not persecute, information security researchers

12 Aug 2021

Information security researchers help keep people safe online, yet they are being persecuted in Latin America when they should be protected.

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Why Latin America should protect, not persecute, information security researchers
12 Aug 2021
Why Latin America should protect, not persecute, information security researchers

رسالة مفتوحة إلى مجلس النواب العراقي: لا تجرموا المفاهيم الغامضة والفضفاضة “للجرائم الإلكترونية”.

22 Dec 2020
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رسالة مفتوحة إلى مجلس النواب العراقي: لا تجرموا المفاهيم الغامضة والفضفاضة “للجرائم الإلكترونية”.
22 Dec 2020
رسالة مفتوحة إلى مجلس النواب العراقي: لا تجرموا المفاهيم الغامضة والفضفاضة “للجرائم الإلكترونية”.

Open letter to the Iraqi Council of Representatives: Don’t criminalise vague definitions of “cybercrimes”

21 Dec 2020
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Open letter to the Iraqi Council of Representatives: Don’t criminalise vague definitions of “cybercrimes”
21 Dec 2020
Open letter to the Iraqi Council of Representatives: Don’t criminalise vague definitions of “cybercrimes”

These women were jailed for TikTok 🚫 You can help them

14 Oct 2020

At least six women have already been sentenced to jail for their TikTok videos, and now they are fighting their charges on appeal. Help pressure Egyptian authorities to free these women and revoke their sentences.

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These women were jailed for TikTok 🚫 You can help them
14 Oct 2020
These women were jailed for TikTok 🚫 You can help them
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Special Cybercrime Bill in Nicaragua promotes censorship and criminalizes the everyday use of technologies

5 Oct 2020

The signatory organizations are deeply concerned about the legislation, which, if implemented, would seriously undermine human rights; in particular, freedom of expression and access to information, already under threat in Nicaragua, would be compromised.

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Special Cybercrime Bill in Nicaragua promotes censorship and criminalizes the everyday use of technologies
5 Oct 2020
Special Cybercrime Bill in Nicaragua promotes censorship and criminalizes the everyday use of technologies
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Shutdowns, surveillance, and censorship: UPR reviews highlight threats to digital rights

20 May 2019

We joined our partners to document the human rights records of Egypt, Gambia, Iraq, and Italy.

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Shutdowns, surveillance, and censorship: UPR reviews highlight threats to digital rights
20 May 2019
Shutdowns, surveillance, and censorship: UPR reviews highlight threats to digital rights