COP27 in Egypt: stop greenwashing, free human rights defenders
Egyptian authorities must free Alaa Abd El-Fattah and all detained activists. Governments at COP27 must work to ensure their swift release.
Alaa Abdel-Fattah’s life at serious risk: demand Egypt immediately release him now!
Access Now joins civil society in calling on Egypt to immediately release Alaa and all those arrested and detained solely for exercising their rights.
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.
Social media companies must take urgent action to protect Libyan human rights defenders
Access Now joins a coalition of human rights organizations in calling on social media companies to ensure the protection of human rights defenders in Libya.
Civil society calls for solidarity with Ukraine’s human rights defenders in guarding against cyber threats
Access Now, the Centre for Democracy and Rule of Law, and Digital Security Lab Ukraine call on the international community to support Ukraine civil society.
UNGA76 Side Event: The digital surveillance crisis and threats to human rights defenders
This October 21, 2021 event discussed how states, facilitated by private companies, are unlawfully deploying targeted surveillance technologies against civil society around the world.
Four strategies to defend encryption and our human rights
When we fight for encryption, we fight for human rights. It enables us to stay safe online, and communicate privately and freely. Yet governments keep pushing to undermine it, and companies are caving in. Here are four ways encryption advocates can push back.
Human rights abuses in Egypt: U.N. must hold authorities accountable
Access Now is joining over 100 civil society and human rights organizations from around the world in calling on governments to take action on Egypt’s human rights crisis.
100+ organizations call for U.N. action on human rights abuses in Egypt
Civil society is calling for collective action at the 46th session of the U.N. Human Rights Council to establish a monitoring and reporting mechanism on the human rights situation in Egypt.