Joint statement on the UAE’s adoption of Federal Decree Law No. 34 of 2021 on Combatting Rumours and Cybercrime
Access Now joins a coalition of organization in calling on UAE to immediate repeal or amend the new Law on Combatting Rumours and Cybercrime.
Global civil society urges Gulf countries to unblock internet calling services
Access Now, together with more than 25 organizations, signed a joint statement urging the UAE, Oman, and Qatar to permanently lift the ban on WhatsApp, FaceTime, Skype, and all other VoIP platforms, especially in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: Gulf governments must unblock all VoIP technologies
More than 25 civil society organizations from around the world are calling on the UAE, Oman, and Qatar to immediately and permanently restore access to services for internet voice and video calls.
Prominent human rights activist sentenced to 10 years in prison for speaking out on social media
Access Now calls for the immediate and unconditional release of human rights defender and blogger Ahmed Mansoor.