Weapons of control, shields of impunity: Internet shutdowns in 2022
Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition documented 187 internet shutdowns in 2022, across a record-setting 35 countries.
“We were in an information vacuum”: internet shutdowns in Central Asia
In Central Asia, internet shutdowns are harming all kinds of rights
The impact of internet shutdowns goes beyond undermining free expression. Here’s how internet shutdowns in Central Asian countries such as Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkmenistan hurt people and damage entire economies, cultures, and societies.
Digital dictatorship: authoritarian tactics and resistance in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Dictators are using digital tools to repress and suppress democratic dissent, reinforcing digital authoritarianism. Our latest report looks at what’s happening in the EECA region, and how pro-democracy activists are fighting back against digital dictatorship.