Job opportunity: Asia finance officer

3 months ago

APC is looking for a senior finance officer to join the APC Asia team. The successful candidate will manage the accounting and financial requirements of APC’s work in Asia. The deadline for applications is 24 December 2020.

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Regulating freedom of association amidst the COVID-19 response in South Africa

3 months ago

The global infodemic accelerated in part by the COVID-19 pandemic has raised important debates on how best to respond to the proliferation of false and misleading information online. The Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression addressed the critical issue of misinformation.

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Bread&Net event to address digital rights in the new reality

3 months 1 week ago

Our member SMEX is hosting its annual Bread&Net event on 1-4 December to address digital rights in the new reality: one that has impacted the digital economy, shifted the conversation around surveillance, and presented new opportunities for governments to censor online speech.

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Unshackling Expression: A study on criminalisation of freedom of expression online in Nepal

3 months 1 week ago

“Unshackling Expression: A study on criminalisation of freedom of expression online in Nepal’’ by Body and Data, in collaboration with Association for Progressive Communications with the support of the CYRILLA project, is a study in continuation of the 2017 report Unshackling Expression: A study on laws criminalising expression online in Asia.

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Rambles of everyday resistance

3 months 2 weeks ago

A beautiful essay that explores how to navigate the complexities of sexuality and personhood for Ethiopians, and how the traditional form known as qene or wax-and-gold is the perfect metaphor for negotiating and living dual realities.

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Joint letter in solidarity with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights

3 months 2 weeks ago

The undersigned organisations express their deepest concern about the unprecedented escalation against EIPR, one of Egypt’s oldest and most reputable human rights organisations, including the arbitrary arrest and detention of three EIPR employees by Egyptian security forces since 15 November.

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Internet Rules: Unboxing Digital Laws in South Asia workshop 2020

3 months 2 weeks ago

Over the course of the week from 23 to 27 November 2020, the workshop will cover a variety of topics including ICT laws and jurisprudence, access, infrastructure and internet shutdowns, freedom of expression, gender and vulnerable groups, and legal methodology and process, among others.

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Non-state stakeholders' position paper on UN Tech Envoy

3 months 2 weeks ago

This document sets out the aspirations of non-state actors engaged in the digital cooperation process concerning the guiding principles, profile, roles and responsibilities, and working methods of the United Nations Technology Envoy to be appointed by the Secretary-General.

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