Privacy International, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Human Rights Watch’s Statement to Ad Hoc Committee on Cybercrime

Emily Parkin

Privacy International, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Human Rights Watch welcome the opportunity to participate in the second session of the Ad Hoc Committee. Preliminary remarks on criminalization We have observed that, even as cybercrimes often threaten peoples’ rights, efforts to address and combat cybercrime have also given rise to risks […]

Syria’s cyber-crime law aims to breed fear | Haid Haid

Emily Parkin

After months of rumours, the Syrian regime recently passed far-reaching cyber-crime legislation that goes beyond what is necessary to keep the internet safe. Despite tackling issues like cyber-bullying and fraud, the most serious legal and financial penalties introduced by the new legislation are reserved for those who criticise the president, […]