RightsCon spotlight: “The Privatised Panopticon: Workers’ Surveillance in the Digital Age”
In a session with European Digital Rights at RightsCon, we will explore how surveillance technology can make your workplace function like a prison: a privatised panopticon that threatens labour movements and undermines human rights.
Rights groups to NSO: actions speak louder than words in human rights compliance
Access Now is calling out claims by NSO Group of compliance to human rights standards through an open letter published today, 27 April, 2021, in coalition with human rights groups.
Pandemics, protests, and power in digital spaces: the 44th U.N. Human Rights Council Session in review
In the context of COVID-19 and a wave of protests across the globe, the U.N. Human Rights Council held its 44th session. Here’s our read-out on the reports and resolutions that are key for defending digital rights around the world.
COVID-19 & the right to protest: pressing issues at the 44th Human Rights Council
As the 44th session of the Human Rights Council kicks off amid a pandemic and mass protests, we’re closely monitoring action on the issues impacting digital rights globally.
Join our Statement for the Protection of Digital Rights Defenders
Civil society is standing together to defend security researchers and trainers who act to protect and promote human rights. Join us to demand strong protection of their work and recognition as human rights defenders.
Export bans alone won’t stop surveillance — we need a new global approach
The impact that surveillance technology has had on vulnerable individuals and members of at-risk communities demonstrates why comprehensive, systemic regulation of this industry is both necessary and urgent.
New report shows 100+ members of civil society targeted as NSO Group continues to evade scrutiny
Evidence shows that civil society remains under attack through the use of NSO Group spyware. We call for corporate accountability and global action to stop these attacks.
Is NSO Group’s infamous Pegasus spyware being traded through the EU?
When sophisticated surveillance systems are sold and used effectively without constraint, it puts civil society, free expression, and our democracies at risk.
Saving free expression in MENA: what happens after Khashoggi’s death?
The international community must act to investigate the evident murder of Jamal Khashoggi, and to amplify Arab voices.
Open letter to Michelle Bachelet, new High Commissioner for Human Rights
We identify six areas for digital rights in which the new U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights could have a key and definitive voice during her tenure.