Articles by Asociación por los Derechos Civiles (ADC)
Over 100 groups call on G20 leaders to place human rights at the centre of our digital future
In advance of their meeting in Argentina, civil society organizations from around the world are calling on the leaders of G20 countries to commit to building a digital ecosystem that centres human rights.
Organisations tell Paraguay: Reject social media regulations
More than 20 international and local rights organizations call on Paraguayan lawmakers to reject a proposed law regulating anonymous online posts during elections.
HRC 36: Secure digital communications are essential for human rights
A joint statement by the Association of Progressive Communications, IFEX and 64 co-signatories at the UN-HRC 36 warns of the threat to human rights posed by recent attacks on the right to use encryption technology, in Turkey and across the globe.
Pressure mounts on Cambodia a year after Kem Ley’s killing
On the one-year anniversary of the death of popular Cambodian activist Kem Ley, civil society organisations from around the world reiterated their call for an independent inquiry.
Spike in journalist killings in Mexico spurs international calls for justice
IFEX members around the world denounce the alarming rate of journalist murders in Mexico and demand a thorough evaluation of existing protection mechanisms.
Civil society organisations condemn Mexican government surveillance of human rights defenders
Recent targeted attacks with surveillance malware are related to the victims’ activities in defense of public health, particularly advocating for a soda tax and criticising deficient food labeling regulations.
Egypt’s Draft NGO Law Dismantles Civil Society
We, the undersigned civil society organisations unequivocally condemn the law on civic associations (non-governmental organisations) adopted by Egypt’s Parliament on 15 November 2016. The Parliament has debated and approved the bill in its entirety in record time, and referred it to the State Council for legal review (non-binding on the Parliament in this case). If […]
Parliament must defend health of Turkish democracy
Over 40 organisations call for Turkey’s national assembly to end the national state of emergency, extended for three months on October 19th.