Privacy International's submission to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protests

Privacy International's submission to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protests

In this submission, Privacy International aims to provide the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights with information on how surveillance technologies are affecting the right to peaceful protests in new and often unregulated ways.

Based on Privacy International’s research, we provide observations, regarding the following:

  • the relationship between peaceful protests and the right to privacy;

  • the impact of new surveillance technologies in the context of peaceful protests;

  • the protection of peaceful protest online.