The Geneva Declaration on Targeted Surveillance and Human Rights
The international community unites to end spyware abuse with the launch of the Geneva Declaration.
Geneva Declaration: international community unites to end spyware abuse
Access Now and the Government of Catalonia are calling for an end to the proliferation of surveillance tech through the Geneva Declaration.
UN roundup and delegate guide: digital rights at the United Nations
Our new brief tracks progress on digital rights at the UN, providing recommendations for advancing international norms and standards to safeguard human rights online.
Singapore: Withdraw “foreign interference” law or risk violating civic freedoms
Access Now and ten organizations are calling on the Singapore government to withdraw the foreign interference law, to stop it curtailing already-limited civic space.
At the U.N., a new push to end surveillance of protesters — and protect their lawyers
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. declaration: Egypt’s attack on civil society must desist
Access Now joins the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) and civil society organizations from around the world in welcoming and supporting a joint declaration by U.N. member states condemning the deteriorating human rights situation in Egypt — both online and off.
100+ organizations call for U.N. action on human rights abuses in Egypt
Civil society is calling for collective action at the 46th session of the U.N. Human Rights Council to establish a monitoring and reporting mechanism on the human rights situation in Egypt.