Vietnam’s identity verification mandate will violate international human rights
Viet Nam’s Identity Verification Mandate will Violate International Human Rights.
Civil Society Condemns Sentencing of Egyptian Academic and Researcher Patrick George Zaki
Access Now joins civil society in
condemning the three-year prison sentence handed down to human rights researcher and academic Patrick Zaki.
Continued repression of Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) staff
Access Now joins civil society in calling for an end to the abusive measures imposed on members of Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR).
Kenya must bin its repressive Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Bill
Access Now is urging the Kenyan parliament to protect human rights and throw out the current Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes (Amendment) Bill draft.
The EU Digital Services Act won’t work without strong enforcement
It will be the EU’s approach to DSA enforcement that will make or break this new legislation — so let’s look at lessons from the GDPR.
Instead of banning facial recognition, some governments in Latin America want to make it official
Buenos Aires, Brasilia, and Uruguay are pushing for use of facial recognition systems for “public security,” seeking to authorize the invasive and harmful use of mass surveillance tools. Civil society must fight back.
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.
New world disorder: digital attacks on freedom of assembly
Access Now’s latest report examines the power — and fragility — of our rights to peaceful assembly and association in the digital era.