[Resources] Cyber security, civil society and vulnerability in an age of communications surveillance -www.giswatch.org

Cyber security, civil society and vulnerability in an age of communications surveillance Report Year: 2014 – Communications surveillance in the digital age Authors: Alex Comninos Gareth Seneque Organization: Justus-Liebig University Giessen and Geist Consulting Website: https://comninos.org Cyber security is increasingly important to internet users, including stakeholders in governments, the private sector and civil society. As…

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[Resources] 2014 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia -Forum-Asia

2014 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), as the Secretariat of the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), humbly presents the publication of the 2014 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human…

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[From the web] Faces of labor repression in Aquino’s four years -ctuhr.org

Faces of labor repression in Aquino’s four years In stark contrast to government claims that there are no problems with workers’ rights, trade union repression and rights violations against workers and unionists, alongside deepening poverty of working population, characterize the labor scene under BS Aquino’s four years in office. Blatant union suppression prevails under the…

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[Resources/Campaign] What is torture?

  “In 1987, the Convention against #Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment came into force. It was an important step in the much-needed process of globalising #humanrights and acknowledging that torture, and all forms of inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, are absolutely and universally illegal. In 1997, the United Nations…