Latin Americans’ digital rights in 2021

Women perform a dance (inspired by the Chilean feminist collective “LasTesis” which went viral worldwide) during a protest against the increase in sexual violence in Brazil, in Brasilia, 13 December 2019, BETO BARATA/AFP via Getty Images

Digital rights in 2021

Venezuela — In the sights of the algorithm

Institutionalized violence against journalists in Brazil…

…and violence that targets Brazilian women journalists

Biometrics and facial recognition concerns in Ecuador

Educational gag orders in the US

  • “a group or an individual, by virtue of his or her race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, heritage, culture, religion, or political belief is inherently racist, sexist, bigoted, ignorant, biased, fragile, oppressive, or contributive to any oppression, whether consciously or unconsciously;”
  • “an individual should feel discomfort, guilt, anguish, or any other form of psychological distress because of his or her race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, heritage, culture, religion, or political belief;”
  • “an individual’s moral character, value, or status, whether wholly or partly, is necessarily determined by his or her race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, heritage, culture, religion, or political belief.”

In brief

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IFEX is a global network of organisations that defend and promote the right to freedom of expression and information. Email: info@ifex.org

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