Tag: Universal Periodic Review
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.
Digital rights are human rights: Holding Australia, Georgia, Myanmar, and Nauru to account at the U.N.
When member states fail to protect human rights — such as by cutting off internet access in the middle of a global pandemic — we leverage the UPR process to call attention to that failure and press for change.
Internet access, digital ID, data protection, surveillance controls: UPR review highlights threats to digital rights
In our UPR comments with partner organizations, we recommend steps to ensure secure, open, equitable internet access, defend privacy and digital security in digital ID programs, strengthen data protection, and limit surveillance.
Can the Universal Periodic Review hold governments accountable on digital rights?
Shutdowns, surveillance, and censorship: UPR reviews highlight threats to digital rights
We joined our partners to document the human rights records of Egypt, Gambia, Iraq, and Italy.
Informe del EPU: La brecha de género y las limitaciones a la libertad de expresión en Bolivia
Bolivia es uno de los países que se está pasando por este proceso de revisión este año, y Access Now se unió a Fundación Internet Bolivia.org y Derechos Digitales, para informar sobre el estado de los derechos digitales en el país.
UPR review: Gender divide and the limitations to freedom of expression in Bolivia
Access Now joined Fundación Internet Bolivia and Derechos Digitales to report on the state of digital rights in the country.
UPR review: Access Now and ARTICLE 19 highlight threats to digital rights in Iran
For Iran’s third review, Access Now and ARTICLE 19 submitted documentation of the threats to access to information, data protection, and freedom of expression.
Access Now condemns U.S. withdrawal from U.N. Human Rights Council
The United States is pulling out of the United Nations Human Rights Council. This abdicates responsibility and will hurt human rights.
Watching what governments do, not what they say: digital rights at the United Nations
Our submissions to the United Nations Human Rights Council provide evidence of digital rights abuse in Chad, Central African Republic, China, Mexico, and Jordan.