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Human Rights Web Archive

Center for Human Rights Documentation & Research at Columbia University


Creator Access (Organization : New York, N.Y.)
Organization Type Non-governmental organizations
Organization Based In United States
Geographic Focus Global focus
Subjects Internet and activism; Human rights; Electronic surveillance; Freedom of information; Network neutrality
Summary "Access is an international human rights organization premised on the belief that political participation and the realization of human rights in the 21st century is increasingly dependent on access to the internet and other forms of technology. Founded in the wake of the 2009 Iranian post-election crackdown, Access teams with digital activists and civil society groups internationally to build their technical capacity and to help them advocate globally for their digital rights"
Languages English