Internet shutdowns during exams: when MENA governments fail the test
National secondary and high school exams are a big deal in the Arab world. But when MENA governments cut off internet access nationwide to stop students from sharing exam answers, they also block access to essential online services.
أحلام محطّمة وفرص ضائعة – سنة قضّيناها في مقاومة حجب الإنترنت (#KeepItOn)
أصدرت Access Now و ائتلاف #KeepItOn تقرير عن أخبار حجب الإنترنت يتضمن بيانات عن عام 2020 بأكمله
#KeepItOn report: internet shutdowns shatter dreams, endanger lives
Authorities in 29 countries shut down or interfered with the internet at least 155 times in 2020. Access Now’s new report, Shattered dreams and lost opportunities: a year in the fight to #KeepItOn, explores where, how, and why, the internet was deliberately switched off in 2020, and the long-lasting repercussions for communities across the globe.
Internet shutdowns report: Shattered dreams and lost opportunities — a year in the fight to #KeepItOn
Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition report on internet shutdown news, exploring data from the entire year of 2020.
More than 3.5 billion left in the dark: why we’re still fighting to reach U.N. targets for internet access
If we don’t reach U.N. targets for internet access — providing everyone, everywhere with affordable, open, secure, and high-quality connectivity — we won’t meet the sustainable development goals by 2030.
COVID-19 & the right to protest: pressing issues at the 44th Human Rights Council
As the 44th session of the Human Rights Council kicks off amid a pandemic and mass protests, we’re closely monitoring action on the issues impacting digital rights globally.
Targeted, cut off, and left in the dark: how internet shutdowns became an even greater threat to human rights in 2019
Our new report highlights internet shutdown trends that emerged in 2019, explores the #KeepItOn coalition’s ongoing efforts to fight shutdowns, and examines some of the challenges we foresee for 2020.
Report: the state of internet shutdowns
Access Now’s STOP project documented 196 cases of internet shutdowns worldwide in 2018. Read the complete report to learn about internet shutdowns and how the #KeepItOn coalition fights back.
Defending the Web for all: how global champions are fighting to #KeepItOn
As we join the world to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web, we’re remembering an important moment in the battle for access to the internet for all: the launch of the #KeepItOn campaign.
Pakistan shuts down the internet three times in one week
Regardless of the rationale for imposing these shutdowns, all three did what shutdowns do: damage human rights, put people in danger, and hurt the economy.