2023 elections and internet shutdowns watch
Governments around the world continue to shut down the internet during elections. Join our 2023 elections watch to #KeepItOn.
Sudan, Bangladesh, DRC, Gabon start 2019 with major digital rights violations
As the world celebrated 2019, governments shut down the internet, throttled services, and blocked social media. Here’s what happened while you were away.
Access Now and global partners report to Human Rights Council on most pressing digital rights issues in Nicaragua, DRC, Qatar, Ethiopia, and Costa Rica
Our reports cover a country’s human rights obligations, developments since the last review, and pressing examples with evidence to show how rights are being violated or put at risk.
Democratic Republic of Congo orders telco Orange to slow internet capacity
Internet shutdowns of all kinds interfere with fundamental rights. We call on the government to cease the slowdown, and urge Orange Cameroon to push back.
Ways to circumvent the internet shutdown in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Tips from our Digital Security Helpline to help people get online.
Telcos warned against shutting down DR Congo networks
The Democratic Republic of Congo wants a social media blackout on Monday. Can we stop them?