Contributions to other publications
- Ubai Al Aboudi. Palestine and PayPal:
Towards economic equality. 7amleh The Arab Center for the Advancement of Social
- Sadaf Khan. SheConnects: Tech-enabled women
entrepreneurship in Pakistan. Media Matters for Democracy.
- Talal Raza. Protecting the digital data: An
overview of corporate data protection policies in Pakistan. Media Matters for
- Shahrazad Odeh. A violent network:
Gender-based violence against Palestinian women in virtual space. 7amleh – The
Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media.
- Various authors. Global Information Society
Watch 2018: Community Networks. APC and IDRC.
- Alex Comninos and Martin Konzett. FABRICS:
Emerging Artificial Intelligence Readiness. Martin Konzett KG.
- Carlos Baca, Luca Belli, Erick Huerta and
Karla Velasco. Community Networks in Latin America: Challenges, Regulations and
Solutions. Internet Society.
- Salwa Rana. Bottlenecks, incompetence and
abuse of power: An analysis of PECA’s implementation. Media Matters for
- 7amleh – Arab Center for Social Media
Advancement. Facebook and Palestinians: Biased or neutral content moderation
policies? 7amleh – The Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media.
- Jamael Jacob, Maristela Miranda and
Jessamine Pacis. Freedom of Information and Data Protection. Foundation for Media
- Komal Tariq Mughal, Zafar Nizamani and Sadaf
Khan. Violence, journalism and elections: An overview of threats against media in
run-up to elections 2018. Media Matters for Democracy.
- Foundation for Media Alternatives. The
National ID Debate: Is the Philippines Ready?. Foundation for Media
- Alan Finlay. Action Steps: A decade of civil
society advocacy in the information society – A baseline review of the Global
Information Society Watch country reports (2007-2017). APC.
- Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet). Data
protection in Kenya. KICTANet.
- Annam Lodhi. Women Journalists and the
Double Bind: Choosing silence over being silenced. Media Matters for Democracy.
- PROTEGE QV. Watching Cameroon through the
lenses of the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms. PROTEGE QV.
- Jamael Jacob, Maristela Miranda, Jessamine
Pacis and Cecilia Soria. Big Data and Data Privacy. Foundation for Media
- Waqas Naeem. The RTI implementation
challenge: An overview of implementation status of RTI laws in Federal, Sindh, KP
and Punjab. Media Matters for Democracy.
- Namita Aavriti. Executive summary: Mapping
research in gender and digital technology. APC.
- Media Matters for Democracy. Surrendering to
Silence: An account of self-censorship among Pakistani journalists. Media Matters
- Edmundo Vitale, Sandra Benitez and Beatriz
Sandia. Analysis of policies that threaten access to the internet in Venezuela, as a
consequence of the state of emergency, during the period 2016-2017. EsLaRed.
- Anan AbuShanab. #Palestine 2017: Palestinian
Digital Activism Report. 7amleh – The Arab Center for the Advancement of
- Debbie Budlender. The African School on
Internet Governance: Tracer study of four rounds of AfriSIG (2013-2016). APC.
- Zothan Mawii, Ritu Srivastava, Shivani Lal
and Bijo P. Abraham. Kept in the dark: Social and psychological impacts of network
shutdowns in India. Digital Empowerment Foundation.
- SMEX. Dependent Yet Disenfranchised: The
policy void that threatens the rights of mobile users in Arab states. SMEX.
- Maha Bader. Digital activism survey on
Palestinian civil society organisations. 7amleh – The Arab Center for the
Advancement of Social Media.
- Anri van der Spuy and Namita Aavriti.
Mapping research in gender and digital technology. APC.
- Marwa Fatafta. Internet freedoms in
Palestine: Mapping of digital rights violations and threats. 7amleh – The Arab
Center for the Advancement of Social Media.
Statements and submissions
APC contribution to the UN High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation.
Open letter: Response to Google on Project Dragonfly, China and human rights.
Open letter: Ensure that new EU regulation on copyright complies with human
Providing a gender lens in the digital age: APC submission to the Office of the High
Commissioner for Human Rights’ Working Group on Business and Human Rights.
Letter to the EU Council: Stand for citizen’s rights and the European digital
economy in the copyright negotiations.
Contribution from the Association for Progressive Communications to the IGF
intersessional work on Policy Options for Connecting and Enabling the Next
Billion(s) – Phase IV.
Networks, APC, University of the Western Cape, University of Cape Town and
on proposed policy on licensing unassigned high-demand spectrum and deployment of
An open letter to Mark Zuckerberg: The World's Freedom of Expression is in Your
APC priorities for the 13th Internet Governance Forum.
– Coletivo Brasil de Comunicação Social. In
defense of freedom of expression and the right to communicate: Intervozes' public
note on the 2018 presidential elections in Brazil.
Saudi Arabia: Kingdom must be held to account for suppression of dissent, following
murder of journalist and widespread arrest of women’s rights defenders.
Gender perspectives on privacy: Submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur
on the right to privacy.
and others. Pakistan: Global civil society calls on the Government to reverse its
order to close 18 human rights and development organisations.
APC calls for strong data protection safeguards following Supreme Court of India's
verdict on Aadhar, India's biometric identity programme.
Contribution from APC to the 2018 Internet Governance Forum Best Practice Forum on
for Women’s Rights in Development, Coalition of African Lesbians, Sexual
Rights Initiative and APC. HRC
39: Calling on states to halt the dismantling of our human rights systems.
Now and APC. HRC 39: Oral Statement on Cybercrime Law and Media Regulation Law in
Now, ARTICLE 19, APC, Privacy International. Open
letter on the establishment of the UN Secretary General's High-Level Panel on
India: Decriminalisation must pave the way to positive rights.
Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and Right2Know Campaign (R2K). Supplemental
Coalition Report for South Africa's Review at the 64th Session of the Committee on
Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (July 2018).
Statement opposing Egypt’s legalisation of website blocking and communications
Tanzania: Joint civil society letter calls on Human Rights Council member states to
address crackdown on human rights.
APC calls for the release of photographer Shahidul Alam and for an end to crackdown
on expression in Bangladesh.
and Derechos Digitales. Human
rights in the digital context: Joint contribution from APC and Derechos Digitales to
the third cycle of the UPR mechanism for Chile.
Coalition. #KeepitOn: Joint letter on keeping the internet open and secure in
HRC38: APC response to the Special Rapporteur's report on content regulation in the
Joint statement on attacks on environmental activists in South Africa.
Center for Reproductive Rights, the Sexual Rights Initiative, APC, the International
Service for Human Rights, the Swedish Association for Sexuality Education, the World
Young Women Christian Association. Joint statement: Major gains on women's and girls'
rights at the Human Rights Council 38th
UN Human Rights Council reaffirms the importance of protecting human rights online
in the face of growing challenges.
Human Rights Council 38th session: Joint end of session statement.
Matters for Democracy. Media Matters for Democracy: Letter to the Election
Commission of Pakistan to curb the spread of election-related online
Call to members of the European Parliament: Open letter on the EU copyright
Centre for Independent Journalism Malaysia, EMPOWER, Justice for Sisters and Pelangi
Campaign. Joint oral statement on Malaysia at the Human Rights Council 38th session.
the Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa, Derechos
Digitales and the Women of Uganda Network. Restrictions
to freedom of expression online: Joint oral statement at the Human Rights Council
and the Sexual Rights Initiative. Advancing
women’s rights in the economic sphere through access and participation in
ICTs: Joint oral statement at the Human Rights Council 38th session.
Amnesty International, APC, AWID, FORUM-ASIA and OMCT on behalf of the Women Human
Rights Defenders International Coalition. The
impact of violence against women human rights defenders and women’s
organisations in digital spaces: Joint oral statement at the Human Rights Council
violence against women and girls: APC oral statement at the Human Rights Council
Matters for Democracy. Concern over the abduction of Gul Bukhari and targeting of
APC welcomes the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, calls for stronger privacy
and others. Joint call to G20 leaders: Let us bring people to the centre of the
Tanzania: Civil society groups express concern over rapid decline in human
for Creativity (C4C) Coalition. APC joins over 145 organisations to ask EU Council to
stop a rushed EU copyright
Joint letter on recent arrests of journalists and human rights defenders in
APC Stakeholder Report for the Universal Periodic Review 31st session –
Internet Governance Forum: Taking stock of 2017 and suggestions for 2018.
World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2018: Inclusiveness – access to
information and knowledge for all.
Community Public Consultation: Submission by APC on taking stock of the 2017 work
programme and 12th IGF and suggestions for the 13th IGF.
Content regulation in the digital age: Submission to the United Nations Special
Rapporteur on the right to freedom of opinion and expression.
and APC. HRC37: Written statement on internet freedoms of Palestinians.
ARTICLE 19, IFEX and Privacy International. States
must provide comprehensive protections for secure communications: Oral statement at
the UN Human Rights Council 37th session.
Oral statement delivered under Item 3: Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the
on the Right to Privacy and the Special Rapporteur on the Sale of Children.
Networks, APC and University of Western Cape. Written
submission by Zenzeleni Networks,
APC and the University of Western Cape on the Electronic Communications Amendment
Bill in South Africa.
and Internet Society. Joint comments to the Innovation, Science and Economic
Development’s Consultation on the Technical and Policy Framework for White
Space Devices in Canada.
APC input on Proposed Interim Models for Compliance with ICANN Agreements and
Policies in Relation to the European Union’s General Data Protection
- Coalizão Direitos na Rede. Open
letter from Latin American and Caribbean civil society representatives on the
concerns about the discourse around fake news and elections.
APC response to the ITU Council Working Group-Internet Open Consultation on Bridging
the Digital Gender Divide.
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