Civil society from Latin America and the Caribbean demands to respect human rights when governments deploy digital technologies to fight against COVID-19
March 18, 2020 The global pandemic that has been declared by COVID-19 is already affecting countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. Recognizing the seriousness of this health crisis and the legal possibility for governments to take exceptional measures to control the pandemic, it is essential to remember that these must be carried out in […]
Submission to the Special Rapporteurship on Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Rights (ESCER) of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) regarding the situation of ESCER in the region
TEDIC, InternetLab, Derechos Digitales, Fundación Karisma, Dejusticia, Asociación por los Derechos Civiles and Privacy Internationalwelcome the call made by the Special Rapporteurship on Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Rights (ESCER) of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to inform the preparation of the Annual Report of the ESCER for the year 2019, which will […]
The undersigning civil society organizations express our concern over the global trend of persecuting digital rights defenders –including security researchers and trainers who act to protect and promote human rights. We demand the strong protection of their work and their recognition as human rights defenders. Either through laws that criminalize their activity or through judicial […]
This is an exploratory research that monitors content generation on Twitter during electoral processes. It includes the analysis of Paraguay’s general elections held in April 2018 and the Colorado Party primaries held in December 2017, primaries where the current president was elected. Download our full investigation here
Personal Data in the Social Security Institute. Exploratory analysis on some personal data protection practices in the social security system of the Paraguayan State
The Social Security Institute (IPS, for its acronym in Spanish) of Paraguay is the most important public social insurance system in the country. In the absence of regulations, competent authority, supervision and systematic sanctions for the protection of personal data, along with almost nonexistent litigation in this area, this results in concerns around privacy, confidentiality […]
The advance of digital technologies has generated multiple instances in which personal data are subject to automated processing by the public and private sector to perform commercial and state services quickly and effectively. The protection of personal data protects people from every infringement of their rights due to the processing of their personal data. This […]
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