INCLO members condemn the illegal use of live ammunition by police against protesters. We urge authorities to immediately put an end to the repression and guarantee freedom of assembly
Following the International Day in support of Victims of Torture, INCLO, PHR and Amnesty International stressed the dangers of crowd-control weapons and urged the UN to adopt a treaty prohibiting the trade of tools used for torture.
Transcript of the expert event on March 8, 2023, in Toronto about current human rights issues related to facial recognition technology in Argentina, Canada, the UK and the USA. Hosted and moderated by INCLO's Canadian member, CCLA.
INCLO and PHR presented a written submission on the production and trade of crowd-control weapons at the UN 78th General Assembly. It is vital to acknowledge the use of these weapons for torture and other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment.
INCLO members Agora, CCLA, EIPR, IICL and LRC along with ECNL and Privacy International presented an amicus to the French Constitutional Council.
Our new report is the most comprehensive report to date on the dangers of crowd-control weapons. Produced by INCLO members and Physicians for Human Rights, with the collaboration of the Omega Research Foundation.
Twelve INCLO members answered the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Peaceful Assembly's call for submissions for his upcoming report on state accountability for serious violations of the right of peaceful assembly.
More than 30 international organizations including Omega Research Foundation, Amnesty International and numerous INCLO members and partners have joined forces to call for an international treaty to control the trade in tools of torture used to suppress peaceful protests and abuse detainees around the world.
Open letter to the Embassies of Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America to Egypt, and the European Union Delegation to Egypt
On Oct. 1, 131 people died and more than 300 were injured in a stampede in Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang, East Java. The reason? Tear gas.
By PHR's Rohini Haar and KontraS' Fatia Maulidiyanti
INCLO members Agora International Human Rights Group (Russia), American Civil Liberties Union, Canadian Civil Liberties Association, Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, Irish Council for Civil Liberties, Kenya Human Rights Commission, KontraS (Indonesia) and Legal Resources Centre (South Africa) presented a third party intervention before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the case Asociación civil Memoria Activa vs Argentina.
In support of the six organizations that have been designated as “terrorist groups” under Israel’s anti-terrorism law, we call for the Israeli government to immediately reverse its decision and remove them from the list of terrorist organizations. We call for Israel to desist from its persecution campaign.
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.
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.
Ten INCLO members urge the Indonesian President to address violations of the right to protest and access to information in Papua.
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.
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.
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).
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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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