With reference to case studies from INCLO countries, we address recent trends and challenges regarding the right to privacy in relation to (i) measures relying on digital technology taken to combat Covid-19; (ii) facial recognition technologies (FRT); and (iii) use of encryption.
INCLO members submitted a third-party intervention on Russia's ban of Telegram between 2018 and 2020 over the app's refusal to hand over encryption keys.
We bluntly condemn the massive violation of international humanitarian law and international human rights perpetrated by Russia against Ukraine.
INCLO members call on the Indonesian National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) to protect human rights defenders Fatia Maulidiyanti and Haris Azhar in a letter sent to Chairman Ahmad Taufan Damanik.
The undersigned members of the International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations (INCLO) are deeply concerned about the continued harassment and threats of prosecution faced by Fatia Maulidiyanti, Coordinator of the Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) and Haris Azhar, Executive Director of Lokataru Law and Human Rights Office.
We support the 6 organizations that have been designated as “terrorist groups” under Israel’s anti-terrorism law and call for the Israeli government to immediately reverse its decision and remove them from the list of terrorist organizations.
CELS, on behalf of INCLO, ILEX and other allies delivered an oral statement at the Panel Discussion on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the Context of Protests (HRC Resolution 44/20) at the UN HRC 48 on 29 September, 2021.
INCLO members are deeply concerned about the judicial harassment faced by our colleagues at the Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) and the Lokataru Law and Human Rights Office. We call on the government to take immediate action to protect human rights defenders in Indonesia.
INCLO submitted a written contribution to the UN Special Rapporteur Clement Voule for the preparation of a report on the protection of human rights in the context of protests during times of crisis, as was called for by the Human Rights Council Resolution 44/20.
INCLO members call attention to the increasing human rights violations in Papua and urges the Indonesian government to take measures to ensure the respect of the right to protest and to access of information.
Ten INCLO members urge the Indonesian President to address violations of the right to protest and access to information in Papua.
The LRC's oral statement on behalf of INCLO at the UN Human Rights Council Session 47 during the Interactive Dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on Peaceful Assembly held on 1 July 2021.
An INCLO issue paper that documents and analyzes protests and state responses that affect the right to protest, as well as highlight the work of INCLO members in 14 countries in the midst of the global pandemic in 2020.
INCLO’s members distribute this international newsletter, highlighting cases that reveal the tensions between the two rights and identifying worrying trends that require serious consideration.
Why don’t intelligence oversight bodies cooperate as well as intelligence agencies? And is there reason to believe that this could be changing?
The indiscriminate use of Facial Recognition Technology (FRT) globally by law enforcement and other government agencies is dangerously normalising surveillance.
A new INCLO report of FRT stories from around the world flags the risk of creating societies where people are watched and identified when they attend a protest, take part in religious events, visit a doctor or just go about their daily lives.
INCLO published this report in partnership with the International Human Rights Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School (IHRC).
INCLO is a network of independent, national human rights organizations working to promote fundamental rights and freedoms.
INCLO members work jointly on four programmatic areas of work: Protest Rights and Policing, Surveillance and Human Rights, Religious Freedom and Equal Treatment, and Protecting Civic Space.
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