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ImpACT study forces action: Jordanian authorities pledge to require ISPs to protect privacy of customer data

These are great first steps, but It is important to go further. Accepting customers' complaints about contract violations is inadequate, since the agreements and policies themselves do not comply with basic standards

Businesses can contribute to armed conflict—or be part of peacebuilding, concludes ImpACT roundtable

The private sector has contributed to armed conflicts in Syria, Yemen and Iraq, concluded a roundtable discussion organised in London by ImpACT International for Human Rights Policies.

Roundtable on role of the private sector in times of conflict organized in London by ImpACT

The role of the private sector, such as contractors, during wars and other conflicts will be the focus of a roundtable discussion in London on 16 October

Arab regimes use power over corporate ‘residents’ to restrict citizens’ freedoms online, ImpACT tells Human Rights Council

An analysis documenting the negative consequences of digital corporations’ decision to locate offices in repressive countries was presented today on the sidelines of the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council by ImpACT International for Human Rights Policies.

Invitation: Seminar on the Sidelines of the Human Rights Council

The seminar will address the Impact of the Geographic Location of Social Media Platforms on their Human Rights Policies

Location matters: When digital companies open offices in repressive countries, censorship follows

When Facebook and Twitter locate offices in countries with governments known for human rights violations, they become complicit in efforts to silence political opponents.

UN policies aggravate the humanitarian crisis in Yemen

The UN policies in handling the humanitarian crises in Yamen are not properly planned

Israel should reconsider its policies towards immigrants and migrant workers and stop forced deportation

Israel should reconsider its policies towards immigrants and migrant workers and stop forcibly deporting them

Transitional government in Sudan must address repressive policies to stop deterioration of life conditions

The Sudanese transitional government must address repressive laws and policies to stop the deterioration of life conditions

Lebanon’s Policies towards Syrian Refugees: The Rights to Work and to Education

Syrian refugees make up a quarter of the Lebanese population

Human Trafficking in the Gulf Countries

The Gulf Governments have been accused severally of inhumane treatment of migrant victims

Forced Marriage and Violence against Women in Morocco: Legislations Failing to Put an End to Violations

Morocco ironically has the best records with domestic violence against women out of the three countries of the Maghreb