32 Civil Society Organizations Condemn the Referral of Mada Masr Journalists to Trial
We join rights groups in condemning the decision to refer three female journalists from Mada Masr on charges of insulting MPs and misusing social media.
#WhyID: international actors in Afghanistan must clean up, restrict dangerous biometric trail
#WhyID: Access Now and civil society is calling on international actors to take immediate action to restrict and secure biometric data in Afghanistan.
Rights groups to NSO: actions speak louder than words in human rights compliance
Access Now is calling out claims by NSO Group of compliance to human rights standards through an open letter published today, 27 April, 2021, in coalition with human rights groups.
Yemen: Over 150 NGOs appeal for death sentences of four journalists to be overturned
#FreeAlaa: Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah on hunger strike protesting his continued illegal detention
Civil society organizations, lawyers, journalists, and activists are urging the release of Alaa Abdel Fattah, and in response to COVID-19, immediate measures to protect Egypt’s prison population.
Lina Ben Mhenni, rest in power
On January 27th, renowned Tunisian blogger and human rights defender Lina Ben Mhenni passed away. In honor of her contributions to human rights, we share some of her accomplishments in defending freedom of expression and fighting against internet censorship.
EU: Leak reveals states are ready to put human rights defenders at risk to protect surveillance industry
Saving free expression in MENA: what happens after Khashoggi’s death?
The international community must act to investigate the evident murder of Jamal Khashoggi, and to amplify Arab voices.