Tunisia: Access to online conferencing platforms and networks is a constitutional right
Access Now joins civil society organizations in calling for safe and open access to online conferencing platforms in Tunisia.
Update: Major regulator in Kenya pledges not to shut down internet
The Communications Authority and an opposition candidate condemned internet shutdowns, but wavered on hate speech. It’s time for the president to speak out.
30 governments step it up to denounce internet shutdowns at RightsCon Brussels
The bold statement from the Freedom Online Coalition is an important step in preventing internet shutdowns from becoming the new normal.
#KeepItOn Summit at RightsCon Brussels – Program and Schedule
All you need to know about our special insider track dedicated to fighting internet shutdowns at RightsCon Brussels.
Rights groups to Malaysia: Stop blocking websites and allow Bersih 4.0 Rally
Today Access joined Article 19, APC, and Human Rights Watch in a letter to Prime Minister Najib denouncing the blocking of Sarawak Report and the revocation of publishing permits. The letter also warned against imposing further restrictions on mass protests planned for this weekend.
Access urges officials in Gujarat, India to rescind internet disruption
This week telecom operators complied with a request from agencies of the Gujarat state government to shut down SMS functionality and disrupt mobile internet service. Access strongly believes no authority should issue internet shutdown orders, and that authorities in the state of Gujarat should urgently rescind the current blanket measures affecting so many Indian citizens and institutions.