Posted on Apr 7, 2020
The outbreak of Novel Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19) across the globe has forced majority population to be confined to their homes in order to prevent the spread of pandemic. Workforce globally has largely been affected with the pandemic, and the need of the hour is to better ‘stay home and stay safe’.
Previously reluctant organizations, be it governmental, non-governmental, corporate, social entrepreneurship, or educational institutions have no other options left, but to change their work habits and bring new strategies to workflow management by utilizing, and further unpacking the potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs).
Digital tools and applications are being used around the world by individuals and organizations in order to...
Posted on Mar 12, 2020
B4A commemorates the World Day Against Cyber Censorship
Islamabad, (March 12, 2020): Bytes for All, Pakistan joins the Reporters Sans Frontier (RSF) in commemorating ‘The World Day against Cyber Censorship’ to advocate for accessible and unrestricted internet for all, irrespective of gender, rural-urban, or divides on economic status.
The day draws attention to realize that the internet empowers citizens to express opinions and thoughts and access information and knowledge for their socio-economic well-being.
Bytes for All, an advocate for undivided, open, safe and affordable internet, believes that restricting the internet enables the states to predate and control individual and collective rights of the citizens, including civil and political liberties.
As a technology and human rights organization, Bytes for All believes that unconstitutional...
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Posted on Aug 6, 2019
(Kathmandu/Bangkok, 6 August 2019) – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and its members are deeply concerned over the developments in India administered Jammu and Kashmir, where, over the last few days, fundamental human rights have been severely curtailed. We also condemn the outright revocation of Article 370 and its allied Bills, which was passed yesterday by executive orders without following a consultative process.
Article 370 provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir, which includes the power of self-governance. This was a foundational constitutional compact and an important provision to provide confidence to the Kashmiris. Similar special status was awarded to other States, such as Nagaland and Manipur under Articles 371A and 371C of...