Tag: Freedom of Association and Assembly
CSOs urge the UN to demand serious improvements to Vietnam’s human rights record
CSOs call on the UN Resident Coordinator and UN agencies to publicly and pro-actively demand serious improvements to the government’s atrocious human rights record and to start holding it to account.
RightsCon checklist: 15 ways to save the internet and protect democracy
Speaking at a panel discussion at RightsCon, Access Now’s Brett Solomon outlined 15 things governments can do to make sure technology is used to defend — not destroy— democracy and human rights. Read the checklist and watch the full session on YouTube.
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.
Standing with #BlackLivesMatter — for human rights, for justice, and for democracy
Access Now stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and all those exercising their fundamental right to protest across the United States and around the world to call for justice and an end to human rights violations against the Black community.