Statements and submissions
Various. #KeepitOn: Joint letter on keeping the internet open
and secure in Zimbabwe.
Deborah Brown, Anriette Esterhuysen and Mehar Gujral. APC's
reflections on the 2018 IGF and suggestions for 2019.
Various. Joint letter opposes proposed EU regulation on
"preventing the dissemination of terrorist content online”.
Various. Open letter calling for the deletion of Articles 11
and 13 in the EU copyright directive proposal.
Access Now, APC and Internet Sans Frontières. Cameroon:
Parallel report to the 65th session of the Committee on
Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
APC. The rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of
association in the digital age: APC submission to the United
Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of
peaceful assembly and of association.
Various. Joint statement of solidarity with Maria Ressa and
Rappler; call for all charges to be dropped.
Various. #KeepitOn: Joint letter on keeping the internet open
and secure in Nigeria.
APC and 7amleh. New wave of Israeli legislation posing severe
threats to internet freedoms: Written statement to HRC 40.
Murambinda Works, Association for Progressive Communications,
Internet Society and Rhizomatica. Joint submission on the
consultation paper on light licensing of the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
band in Zimbabwe.
AWID, APC. HRC40: Joint oral statement on the gendered
dimensions of privacy.
APC. HRC40: Oral statement on freedom of religion and
AWID and APC. Cultural rights for all: The UN must continue
to support the mandate of the Special Rapporteur.
APC. HRC40: Oral statement highlighting the shrinking of
civic space online.
Various. HRC40: States should defend environmental human
Various. Chad must end its year-long blackout of social
Various. Joint submission to public consultation on Kenya's
Revised National Broadband Strategy.
CIPESA. CIPESA Executive Director detained at Tanzania
Various. Comments on the proposed review of the licensing
framework for the telecommunications sector in Uganda.
Various. Declaration of support for the Copyright Amendment
Bill 2019, South Africa.
Various. Open letter to states on preventative engagement
with, and action on, Tanzania at the Human Rights Council’s
Various. Open letter to the European Commission on Article 17
of the EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single
APC. The surveillance industry and human rights: Submission
to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and
protection of the right to freedom of opinion and
APC, Article 19. Free Ola Bini: APC and ARTICLE 19 support UN
petitions against serious rights violation.
APC. APC statement to the UN High Level Panel on Digital
APC, Derechos Digitales and Media Matters for Democracy.
Submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme
poverty and human rights in response to the call for
submissions on digital technology, social protection and human
Various. Joint statement on the internet shutdown in Rakhine
and Chin States by digital rights organisations and other
civil society organisations.
APC and 7amleh. APC and 7amleh statement at Human Rights
Council echoes alarm over unlawful surveillance.
APC. HRC41: APC oral statement on violations of human rights
in online contexts.
APC and Derechos Digitales. HRC41: Oral statement by Derechos
Digitales and APC during the adoption of the Universal
Periodic Review of Chile.
APC and MIDO. HRC41: Statement regarding the spread of hate
speech offline and online in Myanmar.
APC and Women and Media Collective. Statement at HRC draws
attention to draconian and discriminatory measures in Sri
Various. Civil society organisations issue statement
denouncing internet shutdowns in Sudan.
Various. End of session statement presented at the end of the
41st session of the Human Rights Council.
APC and Research ICT Africa. Submission to South African Law
Reform Commission Discussion Paper 149 on Sexual Offences:
Pornography and Children.
APC. APC statement against communications shutdown in Jammu
APC. APC comments on the First Draft Outline of the Report by
the ITU Secretary-General for the Sixth World
Telecommunication/ICT Policy Forum 2021.
Various. Joint letter on keeping the internet open and secure
in Hong Kong.
Various. APC statement to the First Substantive Session of
the Open-ended Working Group on developments in the field of
information and telecommunications in the context of
Various. Proposed criteria for selection and appointment of a
new mandate holder on the situation of human rights
APC. APC statement to the Christchurch Call Leaders’
Various. Civil society organisations present joint
end-of-session statement at 42nd Human Rights Council.
APC. Egypt: Stop the crackdown on civil society.
Various. Open letter: Facebook’s end-to-end encryption
APC. The promotion and protection of human rights in the
context of peaceful protests: APC submission to the Office of
the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Various. Civil society statement to the UN General Assembly
First Committee on Disarmament and International Security on
cyber peace and human security.
Various. Digital rights in the context of protests and social
mobilisation in Ecuador in October 2019.
Various. Open letter to UN General Assembly: Proposed
international convention on cybercrime poses a threat to human
Various. Statement of solidarity against the legal harassment
of Malaysian author by local authorities.
APC. Response to the report of the UN Secretary General’s
High Level Panel on Digital Cooperation.
APC. APC priorities for the 14th Internet Governance
Various. Joint civil society statement on outcomes of the
UNGA’s 74th Third Committee session.
APC. APC submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom
of religion or belief: Gender and freedom of religion or
Various. Contribution to Ethiopian Telecommunications Sector
Stakeholder Consultation No. 001-2019.
APC. APC statement at the Intersessional Meeting of the
Open-ended Working Group on ICTs: Engaging all stakeholders to
enhance capacity-building efforts.
APC. APC statement on the proposed sale of Public Interest
Various. Joint statement for the protection of digital rights
Various. Joint letter: Ban security and surveillance facial
APC. APC Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on
contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination,
xenophobia and related intolerance: Thematic report on new
information technologies, racial equality, and