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Advocacy

PI's response to the call for input to the study of the UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee on human rights implications of new and emerging technologies in the military domain

Long Read

On International Migrants Day, we reflect on wins and losses in the fight against violations of migrants’ rights.

Long Read

We won our case against the UK’s Security Service (MI5) and the Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD)

Following on from our initial reaction, we answer some key questions about the judgement below.

Report

As EU policymakers are about to adopt new laws to empower consumers and increase cyber-resilience, PI's research shows that the existing practices of device manufacturers around software and security updates fail to meet the expectations of the vast majority of consumers.

Report

PI’s Guide to International Law and Surveillance aims to provide the most hard-hitting results that reinforce and strengthen the core principles and standards of international law on surveillance. You can find UN resolutions, independent expert reports and international human rights bodies jurisprudence.

Advocacy

Ahead of the Human Rights Committee's consideration of the eight periodic report on the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) by the United Kingdom, Privacy International's submission outlines our key concerns in relation to the current UK communications’ surveillance regime and the proposal for its reform; the surveillance of migrants; and the surveillance of peaceful assemblies.

Advocacy

PI responded to the call for input from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the role of access to information in preventing, mitigating, and responding to the negative human rights impact of arms transfers.

Advocacy

Privacy International sent a letter expressing its concerns and observations on the position of the Council in the current interinstitutional negotiations (trilogues) of the Platform Workers Directive (PWD). 

Advocacy

Our updated data and elections checklist aims to give electoral observers and civil society the necessary tools to understand and assess the role of technologies in the electoral process.

Long Read

Introduction The 28th of September marks International Safe Abortion Day. It remains a day necessary to mobilise and raise awareness of the continued struggles women and girls face when accessing reproductive healthcare, including

Advocacy

PI published its comments on the Bureau’s text of the WHO’s Pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response accord (“WHO CA+”) which will be discussed by the WHO Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) from 12-16 June 2023.

Advocacy

The text of the draft Regulation should be improved with amendments to ensure that current company practices do not result in serious harms for consumers or negatively impact devices’ sustainability.

Advocacy

PI response to call for inputs for a thematic study by the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances on “new technologies and enforced disappearances”

Advocacy

During the fourth session of the UN Ad Hoc Committee which is negotiating a potential United Nations Cybercrime Treaty, PI made one intervention. The fourth session took place in Vienna from 9 to 20 January 2023.

News & Analysis

UK's Investigatory Powers Commissioner clarifies the legal framework regulating use of IMSI catchers in the UK while maintaining "neither confirm nor deny" position about their use

Advocacy

Privacy International’s submitted its input to the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health for her forthcoming thematic report to the Human Rights Council on the theme of: “Digital innovation, technologies and the right to health”.