Tag: U.N. Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association
At the U.N., a new push to end surveillance of protesters — and protect their lawyers
7 Jul 2021 •
Digital surveillance is threatening the right to protest worldwide. U.N. human rights expert Clément Voule is fighting for strong encryption and tight restrictions on the use of spyware. Here’s why that push is important for human rights lawyers and the activists they represent.
U.N. propels internet shutdowns into the spotlight, calls on key stakeholders to act
1 Jul 2021 •
Access Now is thrilled to promote a new addendum report to the United Nations Human Rights Council on the pressing need to combat internet shutdowns globally.