PROTECTING AND ADVANCING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
AND PRIVACY IN THE ICT SECTOR
This new report by Tomiwa Ilori, LLD Candidate at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria examines the social impacts of network disruptions in 11 African countries and offers short and long-term advocacy strategies.
GNI helps companies respect freedom of expression and privacy rights when faced with government pressure to hand over user data, remove content, or restrict communications.
We are a growing alliance of Internet and telecom-munications companies, human rights and press freedom groups, investors, and academic institutions from around the world.
From advancing accountability to advocating for laws and policies that protect free expression and privacy rights worldwide, our members are working together to get results.
GNI welcomes Dr. Sejal Parmar as a member of the GNI academic constituency. “GNI will greatly benefit from Dr. Parmar’s expertise in international human rights law, particularly in the area of freedom of expression,” said GNI Executive Director, Judith Lichtenberg.
The Senate of Australia is currently considering the 2021 Online Safety Bill. In our letter to the Minister of Communications and subsequent analysis, we call for a set of amendments that could allow Australia to model strong, participatory governance to successfully address legitimate concerns around online harms while protecting human rights.