Asociación por los Derechos Civiles (ADC)
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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.

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More than 20 international and local rights organizations call on Paraguayan lawmakers to reject a proposed law regulating anonymous online posts during elections.

The UN-HRC chamber, Geneva, Switzerland., Getty Images

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.

Kem Ley, 4 June, 2016, AP/ASSOCIATED PRESS

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.

Protestors in Mexico City hold up signs demanding justice for slain journalist Miroslava Breach, Associated Press/ Eduardo Verdugo

IFEX members around the world denounce the alarming rate of journalist murders in Mexico and demand a thorough evaluation of existing protection mechanisms.

People of all ages surf the web at the Digital Village in Mexico City, 17 July 2015, AP Photo/Sofia Jaramillo

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.

AP Photo/Ahmed Gomaa

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 […]

The Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Wikimedia

Over 40 organisations call for Turkey’s national assembly to end the national state of emergency, extended for three months on October 19th.