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Tunisia’s digitization programs threaten the privacy of millions

27 Apr 2023

Tunisia’s recent digitization programs could pave way for mass surveillance, identity theft, data exploitation, and more. Here’s why.

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Tunisia’s digitization programs threaten the privacy of millions
27 Apr 2023
Tunisia’s digitization programs threaten the privacy of millions

Privacy first: Ugandan court hears civil society’s human rights warnings on digital identity system

27 Mar 2023

The High Court or Uganda has ruled to allow expert intervention from Access Now and partners on the human rights red flags around the country’s digital ID system.

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Privacy first: Ugandan court hears civil society’s human rights warnings on digital identity system
27 Mar 2023
Privacy first: Ugandan court hears civil society’s human rights warnings on digital identity system
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Tunisia’s government must open the Mobile ID black box

6 Feb 2023

Tunisia’s Mobile ID program is opaque and risks undermining users’ data protection and privacy. The government must share details of the program to foster trust and transparency.

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Tunisia’s government must open the Mobile ID black box
6 Feb 2023
Tunisia’s government must open the Mobile ID black box
Digital ID Systems

Digital identity: Our five calls to action for the World Bank

28 Sep 2022

For the second year in a row, the World Bank is leaving digital identity programs off the agenda for its annual summit. Here’s why we need urgent action to stop further human rights abuse, exclusion, marginalization, and surveillance.

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Digital identity: Our five calls to action for the World Bank
28 Sep 2022
Digital identity: Our five calls to action for the World Bank

Global Leaders of Digital Human Rights: Marianne Díaz Hernández recognized as international changemaker

12 Sep 2022

Access Now is proud of Marianne Díaz Hernández, #WhyID Campaigner at Access Now, and her recognition as one of Ouano Foundation’s 2022 Global Leaders of Digital Human Rights.

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Global Leaders of Digital Human Rights: Marianne Díaz Hernández recognized as international changemaker
12 Sep 2022
Global Leaders of Digital Human Rights: Marianne Díaz Hernández recognized as international changemaker
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U.N. experts at RightsCon: digital rights violations enable and escalate violence during crises

15 Jun 2022

Access Now welcomes a U.N. expert statement released at the conclusion of RightsCon 2022 that draws attention to digital rights in conflict and crises.

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U.N. experts at RightsCon: digital rights violations enable and escalate violence during crises
15 Jun 2022
U.N. experts at RightsCon: digital rights violations enable and escalate violence during crises
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Access Now Grants: How we support the activists who defend our rights during conflict and crisis

23 May 2022

In 2021, Access Now Grants supported grassroots, frontline, and feminist digital rights organizations and human rights defenders.

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Access Now Grants: How we support the activists who defend our rights during conflict and crisis
23 May 2022
Access Now Grants: How we support the activists who defend our rights during conflict and crisis
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Biometric ID in Tunisia: a threat to privacy and data protection

13 Apr 2022

Authorities in Tunisia have been deliberating over a biometric ID law that bears threats to the right to privacy & other fundamental rights.

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Biometric ID in Tunisia: a threat to privacy and data protection
13 Apr 2022
Biometric ID in Tunisia: a threat to privacy and data protection
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Dictators in Egypt and Saudi Arabia love smart cities projects — here’s why

1 Mar 2022

Here’s why “smart” cities projects are really surveillance projects — a dangerous tool for dictators.

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Dictators in Egypt and Saudi Arabia love smart cities projects — here’s why
1 Mar 2022
Dictators in Egypt and Saudi Arabia love smart cities projects — here’s why
Digital ID Systems

Go back to the drawing board: Kenya must scrap unconstitutional Huduma Bill 2021

23 Feb 2022

Civil society organizations are calling on the Kenyan parliament to immediately scrap the unconstitutional Huduma Bill 2021.

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Go back to the drawing board: Kenya must scrap unconstitutional Huduma Bill 2021
23 Feb 2022
Go back to the drawing board: Kenya must scrap unconstitutional Huduma Bill 2021