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.
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.
It’s not the first time Iran has shut down the internet, but this time, it’s different
The method Iran used to carry out the shutdown diverges from a “typical” blanket shutdown and its comprehensive nature makes it harder to circumvent.
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.
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.