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We believe a global, open and decentralized Internet as essential enabler of human rights. www.internetsociety.org/humanrights
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Internet Freedom Fellows | Securing Human Rights Online

Internet Freedom Fellows | Securing Human Rights Online | The Internet and Human Rights | Scoop.it
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Press release: European human rights court rules internet blocking in Turkey unlawful

Press release: European human rights court rules internet blocking in Turkey unlawful | The Internet and Human Rights | Scoop.it
European human rights court rules internet blocking in Turkey unlawful Dutch Member of European Parliament Marietje Schaake (ALDE/D66) welcomes yesterday’s ruling by the European Court of Human Rights in a...
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The Internet and the right to participate in public life: amplifying voices | Internet Society

The Internet and the right to participate in public life: amplifying voices | Internet Society | The Internet and Human Rights | Scoop.it

On 10 December 2012, the world will celebrate international Human Rights Day. This year’s theme, "My Voice Counts", will focus on inclusion and the right to participate in public life. People across the globe will be invited to re-affirm the right to voice their opinion and to take part in public discourse and decision-making processes.

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From Tunis to Baku and Bali | Internet Society

From Tunis to Baku and Bali | Internet Society | The Internet and Human Rights | Scoop.it

Should the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) have gone to Baku? This question dominated discussions before and during the recent IGF and was an issue discussed widely among participants as well as in the blogoshpere.

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A Place For All Voices (IGF 2012)

Mr. Emin Milli (Azerbaijan) talks about how the Internet Governance Forum is one of the key places where everyone, no matter who they are or what they do, can have their voice heard on issues of Internet Freedom and human rights.

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BMJ - St - Speech: Federal Foreign Office conference - The Internet and Human Rights: Building a free, open and secure Internet

BMJ - St - Speech: Federal Foreign Office conference - The Internet and Human Rights: Building a free, open and secure Internet | The Internet and Human Rights | Scoop.it

Speech by Dr. Birgit Grundmann, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Justice, at the Federal Foreign Office conference The Internet and Human Rights: Building a free, open and secure Internet, 13 and 14 September 2012, Berlin

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Speech on Internet Freedom

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What a thrill to be here. Let me start by saying thank you to Leslie Harris and the Center for Democracy and Technology for including me tonight. Leslie and
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International Human Rights Day

International Human Rights Day | The Internet and Human Rights | Scoop.it

On Human Rights Day raise your voice to support the Internet as a key tool in helping everyone's voice count!

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Towards Enhanced Cooperation on Human Rights | Internet Society

Towards Enhanced Cooperation on Human Rights | Internet Society | The Internet and Human Rights | Scoop.it

Further to the relevance of the IGF as a space to foster awareness and enhance discussions on human rights issues, the significant number of IGF sessions related to human rights at this year’s IGF and the diversity of stakeholders involved in those discussions also reflected an important trend towards considering online rights issues from a multi-stakeholder perspective.

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Civil Society Pressures ITU to Uphold Human Rights, Increase Transparency | Center for Democracy & Technology

Civil Society Pressures ITU to Uphold Human Rights, Increase Transparency | Center for Democracy & Technology | The Internet and Human Rights | Scoop.it

Digital rights advocates around the world are working to make their voices heard at the upcoming treaty conference of the International Telecommunication Union. Leaked documents include proposed treaty revisions that could place limitations on online privacy, free expression, access to information, and ICT use around the world.

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Internet and Human Rights: The Challenge of Empowered Communities - CoLab

Internet and Human Rights: The Challenge of Empowered Communities - CoLab | The Internet and Human Rights | Scoop.it

While there are challenges when information gives hope to people in their fight for a better life, there is no question that the Internet is democracy in action. Here's why we need to work together to keep it that way.

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