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Where to find Access Now at FIFAfrica 2023

20 Sep 2023
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Where to find Access Now at FIFAfrica 2023
20 Sep 2023
Where to find Access Now at FIFAfrica 2023
India fake news law

World Press Freedom Day: India’s “fake news” law must not censor journalists

2 May 2023

Access Now and partners are urging the government of India to withdraw a new “fake news” amendment to the IT Rules.

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World Press Freedom Day: India’s “fake news” law must not censor journalists
2 May 2023
World Press Freedom Day: India’s “fake news” law must not censor journalists
India fake news law

India: New amendment to the Information Technology Rules that threatens press freedoms must be withdrawn

2 May 2023

Through a joint statement, Access Now and partners urge the government of India to withdraw a new “fake news” amendment to the IT Rules.

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India: New amendment to the Information Technology Rules that threatens press freedoms must be withdrawn
2 May 2023
India: New amendment to the Information Technology Rules that threatens press freedoms must be withdrawn
Myanmar Counter-terrorism Law

မြန်မာနိုင်ငံမှာ မကြာမီက ပြဌာန်းသည့် “အကြမ်းဖက်မှုတိုက်ဖျက်ရေး” နည်းဥပဒေများသည် တရားမဝင် သည့် အရာများ ဖြစ်ပါသဖြင့် ရှုတ်ချကြောင်း ထုတ်ပြန်

19 Apr 2023
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မြန်မာနိုင်ငံမှာ မကြာမီက ပြဌာန်းသည့် “အကြမ်းဖက်မှုတိုက်ဖျက်ရေး” နည်းဥပဒေများသည် တရားမဝင် သည့် အရာများ ဖြစ်ပါသဖြင့် ရှုတ်ချကြောင်း ထုတ်ပြန်
19 Apr 2023
မြန်မာနိုင်ငံမှာ မကြာမီက ပြဌာန်းသည့် “အကြမ်းဖက်မှုတိုက်ဖျက်ရေး” နည်းဥပဒေများသည် တရားမဝင် သည့် အရာများ ဖြစ်ပါသဖြင့် ရှုတ်ချကြောင်း ထုတ်ပြန်
Myanmar Counter-terrorism Law

Myanmar’s “counter-terrorism” by-laws must be denounced for what they are – illegal

19 Apr 2023

Myanmar’s counter-terrorism by-laws will allow the junta to access people’s personal data and tag them as terrorists.

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Myanmar’s “counter-terrorism” by-laws must be denounced for what they are – illegal
19 Apr 2023
Myanmar’s “counter-terrorism” by-laws must be denounced for what they are – illegal
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To defend democracy, stand up for civil society 

30 Mar 2023

As governments, businesses, and civil society organizations gather for the 2nd U.S. Summit for Democracy, our message is clear: to defend democracy in the digital age, states must stand up for civil society, online and off.

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To defend democracy, stand up for civil society 
30 Mar 2023
To defend democracy, stand up for civil society 

A new blow to freedom of expression in Tunisia

28 Mar 2023

Tunisia’s Decree law 54 is supposed to fight cybercrime. Instead, it threatens freedom of expression and undermines democratic principles.

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A new blow to freedom of expression in Tunisia
28 Mar 2023
A new blow to freedom of expression in Tunisia
India fake news law

FAQ: how the EU plans to protect media freedom

1 Dec 2022

Freedom of the press is under threat. In this FAQ, we analyse the EU’s latest proposal for a European Media Freedom Act, which aims to safeguard media freedom, independence and plurality.

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FAQ: how the EU plans to protect media freedom
1 Dec 2022
FAQ: how the EU plans to protect media freedom

Tunisia: President must scrap decree-law undermining free expression and the press

21 Sep 2022

Civil society condemn the new decree-law 54 in in Tunisia and urge the President to withdraw it in order to uphold freedom of expression and press freedom.

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Tunisia: President must scrap decree-law undermining free expression and the press
21 Sep 2022
Tunisia: President must scrap decree-law undermining free expression and the press

The fight continues this Human Rights Day: Access Now event highlights

9 Dec 2020

December 10 is World Human Rights Day 2020. Under the theme “Recover Better — Stand Up for Human Rights”, organizations and individuals across the globe are coming together to advance — and innovate — the fight for human rights in the digital era. See Access Now’s recommended events:

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The fight continues this Human Rights Day: Access Now event highlights
9 Dec 2020
The fight continues this Human Rights Day: Access Now event highlights