The panel on Advocacy for Women’s Rights Peace and Security in MENA: Challenges of Shrinking Civic Space was organized by FEMENA on March 23rd, 2021. Human rights defenders from Afghanistan, Egypt, Turkey, and Iran: Sussan Tahmasebi – FEMENA – DirectorAida Saadat – FEMENA Program ManagerNisan Alıcı – Demos Research Association – Board member & ResearcherNajia […]Read more..
We Must Support WHRDs and Protect Civic Space For immediate release. March 15, 2021 Joint statement by the following organizations on Afghanistan, Iran and Egypt – in English, Farsi and Arabic.Read more..
Protect Civic Space – Egypt Sample tweets Egypt’s gov must end systematic harassment, pressures & threats against NGOs. We urge Egyptian authorities to immediately stop targeting WHRDs w/ asset freezes, travel bans, arbitrary detention, & prison sentences. #SupportWHRDs #ProtectCivicSpace #IWD2021 On #IWD2021 we stand in solidarity with #WHRDs and gender equality activists in Egypt. We […]Read more..
Access Now presented the European Human Rights Agenda for the Digital Age, detailing objectives and recommendations in the areas of data protection, content governance, artificial intelligence, surveillance, and connectivity. Access Now is also calling on EU lawmakers to put human rights at the center of upcoming digital policies, making recommendations in the following four main areas: Protect […]Read more..
Given the problems that may arise in the implementation of any AI-based technology, it has come to the international community’s attention that this implementation is closely connected to human rights. Implementation of AI without oversight allows for human rights violations, some of which are egregious. “Schools refer to these technologies as ‘student safety’ measures, but […]Read more..