Dangerous Speech Project

Dangerous Speech Project

The Dangerous Speech Project works to understand speech that increases the risk of intergroup violence, and diminish its harmful effects. Our work is grounded in the observation that episodes of mass violence are typically preceded by a long period of increasingly dangerous speech – speech that dehumanizes its targets, for example, or frames them as a […]



Hiperderecho promotes and defends fundamental human rights in the digital space in Perú so that Peruvians can use technology to advance their human and social development. Their work focuses in four key areas: community education, critical research, policy advocacy, and technology development. | Site Link

GNI-Internews Fellow in 2020



KICTANet is a multistakeholder platform that brings together stakeholders from different backgrounds to engage and collaborate on ICT policies and initiatives. We have work with the parliament to set priorities for the sector, develop cybersecurity and data protection policies. Our focus is on community-led ICT for development. | Site Link

GNI-Internews Fellow: […]

Bolo Bhi

Bolo Bhi

Bolo Bhi means ‘Speak up,’ in Urdu. It is a not-for-profit geared towards advocacy, policy and research in the areas of Internet access, government transparency, legislation, digital security, privacy, gender rights and empowerment. | Site Link

Joined: 2013

Centre for Internet & Society

Centre for Internet & Society

The Centre for Internet & Society, based in Bangalore, India, is an independent, non-profit, research organization which is involved in research on the emerging field of the Internet and its relationship to the society. CIS brings together scholars, academics, students, programmers and scientists to engage in a large variety of Internet issues. […]



The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) was established in 2004 under the Catalysing Access to Information and Communications Technology in Africa (CATIA) initiative, which was mainly funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DfID). CIPESA works to promote effective and inclusive ICT policy and […]

Committee to Protect Journalists

Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ promotes press freedom worldwide and defends the right of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal. CPJ takes action wherever journalists are censored, attacked, imprisoned, or killed for their work. Our advocacy helps to ensure the free flow of news and commentary. | Site Link

Joined: 2008


Derechos Digitales

Derechos Digitales

Derechos Digitales (DD) is a Chilean based independent non-profit working since 2005. Our mission is to defend, promote and develop human rights in digital environments, through research, dissemination of information, and advocacy actions aimed to public policy and private practices, in order to generate social changes that improve people’s dignity. Our work combines legal […]

Fundación Karisma

Fundación Karisma

Fundación Karisma, founded in 2003 and located in Bogotá, Colombia, seeks to respond to the opportunities and threats that arise in the context of “technology for development” for the exercise of human rights from perspectives that promote freedom of expression. | Site Link

Joined: 2017

Global Forum for Media Development

Global Forum for Media Development

Established in 2005, the Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD) is an international network of around 200 journalism support and media development organisations across 70 countries. As a not-for-profit, Belgian-registered ASBL, GFMD’s main focus is to foster collaboration as well as an exchange of information and experience among its […]

Human Rights First

Human Rights First

Human Rights First is an independent advocacy and action organization that challenges America to live up to its ideals. We believe American leadership is essential in the struggle for human rights so we press the U.S. government and private companies to respect human rights and the rule of law. When they don’t, we […]

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. | Site Link

Joined: 2008

Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety

Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety

The Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) is an Azerbaijani civil society organization dedicated to protecting the rights of journalists and media personnel in Azerbaijan, and to promoting freedom of expression and the rule of law. | Site Link

Joined: 2012

International Media Support

International Media Support

International Media Support (IMS) is a non-profit organisation working to support local media in countries affected by armed conflict, human insecurity and political transition. In more than 50 countries worldwide, IMS helps to strengthen professional journalism and ensure that media can operate in challenging circumstances. | Site Link

Joined: 2011

Internet Sans Frontières

Internet Sans Frontières

Internet Without Borders is a French association, under the 1901 law, and an international network of non-governmental organizations whose objective is to promote the free flow of information and knowledge, and to defend digital rights and freedoms. Internet Without Borders was founded in Paris in 2007 by a group of […]



Internews is an international non-profit organization whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect and the means to make their voices heard. | Site Link

Joined: 2008


El Instituto Panameño de Derecho y Nuevas Tecnologías (IPANDETEC)

IPANDETEC is a non-profit organization that promotes the use, and regulation of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Human Rights in the digital era; through the analysis, defense, research and legislative monitoring of Internet public policies in Central America. | Site Link

GNI-Internews Fellow: Spring 2019


Open Technology Institute

Open Technology Institute

The Open Technology Institute at New America works at the intersection of technology and policy to ensure that every community has equitable access to digital technology and its benefits. | Site Link

Joined: 2017

Paradigm Initiative

Paradigm Initiative

Paradigm Initiative is a social enterprise that builds an ICT-enabled support system and advocates digital rights in order to improve livelihoods for under-served youth. | Site Link

Joined: 2017

PEN America

PEN America

PEN America stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect open expression in the United States and worldwide. We champion the freedom to write, recognizing the power of the word to transform the world. Our mission is to unite writers and their allies to celebrate creative expression and defend the liberties […]

Software Freedom Law Centre, India

Software Freedom Law Centre, India

SFLC.IN is a donor-supported legal services organization based in India that brings together lawyers, policy analysts, technologists, and students to protect freedom in the digital world. SFLC.IN promotes innovation and open access to knowledge by helping developers make great Free and Open Source Software, protect privacy and civil liberties […]

Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales (R3D)

Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales

Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales (R3D) is a Mexican non-profit organization focused on defending human rights in the digital realm through a combination of applied research, advocacy, and strategic litigation. R3D‘s impact cuts across themes related to privacy, surveillance, freedom of expression, access to the internet, and access to knowledge. […]



Social Media Exchange (SMEX) is a registered Lebanese NGO that works to advance self-regulating information societies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). | Site Link

Joined: February 2018

Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)


Women of Uganda Network(WOUGNET) is an NGO that promotes and supports the use of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) by women and women organizations in Uganda, so that they can take advantage of the
opportunities presented by ICTs in order to effectively address national and local problems of sustainable development.| Site Link

Joined: 2019