Spain is up for UN Human Rights Council country review

On Wednesday, the UN Human Rights Council will review the human rights record of the government of Spain as part of its Universal Periodic Review. Spain should be named and shamed for its worrying treatment on digital rights issues. In its latest encroachment, authorities have criminalized the use of legitimate encryption and security tools.

The Universal Periodic Review process at the UN Human Rights Council reviews the human rights record of each UN member country every four years.

Country: Estonia

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: human rights, UN Human Rights Council review, Internet, protection, encryption

Posted on Wednesday 21 January 2015

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