Christchurch Call Advisory Network to EU governments: uphold Call commitments in impending policy-making
Members of the Christchurch Call Advisory Network call on the governments of the European Union, the European Commission, to uphold the commitments they made in the Call, as Europe moves to implement measures related to extremist and terrorist content.
Misguided “solution” to terrorist content will have bad consequences for our rights
In the European Union, a Regulation to address terrorism-related content is nearing the end of negotiation, but it still relies heavily on automated measures without sufficient transparency or accountability safeguards built in to protect Europeans’ fundamental rights.
EU Parliament deletes the worst threats to freedom of expression proposed in the Terrorist Content Regulation
While we welcome the improvements to the initial European Commission proposal on this file, we doubt its objectives will be achieved. No meaningful evidence has been presented to demonstrate the need, nor the efficacy, of this new European counter-terrorism instrument.
Debate with UN Special Rapporteur Fionnuala Ní Aoláin hosted by S&D MEPs Josef Weidenholzer and Birgit Sippel
On 27 February, Access Now, EDRi, and CDT will co-host an event to assess the European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation to prevent the dissemination of terrorist content online.
Open letter to EU Parliament on the Terrorism Database
We join dozens of organisations and academics in challenging the Parliament’s blind faith in a database to flag “terrorist content” and warning against automated censorship.