Tools and ideas to inspire activism, help protect online privacy, communicate safely, verify the truth and more.
Publications and Platforms Working Against Authoritarianism and Dictatorships
Access Now - defending the digital rights of users worldwide.
Ceasefire - civilian-led monitoring of violations of international humanitarian law or human rights.
Erasing 76 Crimes - news site focusing on the human toll of 70+ countries’ anti-LGBTI laws and the struggle to repeal them.
European Council of Refugees and Exiles - alliance reflecting European civil society’s continued commitment to the right to asylum.
Freemuse - independent international non-governmental organisation advocating for freedom of artistic expression and cultural diversity.
Front Line Defenders - protecting human rights defenders at risk.
Girls' Rights Platform - positioning girls at the heart of the international agenda.
Global Citizen - committed to ending extreme poverty by 2030.
IFEX - promoting and defending freedom of expression.
InfoMigrants - news and information site for migrants to counter misinformation at every point of their journey: in their country of origin,
along the route, or in the places where they hope to start a new life.
Justice For All - online and print publication focused on bringing key human rights issues to light.
Liberty - challenging injustice, defending freedom and campaigning to make sure everyone in the UK is treated fairly.
Migrant-Rights.org - advancing the rights of migrant workers throughout the Middle East.
NetBlocks - a global internet monitor working at the intersection of digital rights, cyber-security and internet governance.
The New Humanitarian - independent journalism at the service of the millions of people affected by humanitarian crises around the world.
No Peace Without Justice - for the protection and promotion of human rights.
Redress - fighting for a world without torture.
Reporters Without Borders - for the defence and promotion of freedom of information.
Transparency International - the global coalition against corruption.
The Onion Router (aka Tor browser) - free browser software and an open network that helps you defend against traffic analysis, a form of
network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security.
Snowflake - browser system that allows access to censored websites and applications. Free and very easy to install.
DuckDuckGo - search engine and privacy company that empowers you to take control of your personal information online, without any
Googless - free and easy to install Firefox browser plugin which shows you exactly how Google is tracking you on every website you visit.
StartPage - another search engine that gives Google search results but with privacy protection.
Brave - internet browser that blocks ads and trackers that violate privacy.
Ghostery - browser extension that gives users control over ads and tracking technologies to speed up page loads, eliminate clutter, and
Snopes - the oldest and largest fact-checking site on the internet.
Politifact - fact-checking journalism, specifically in the US.
Factcheck.org - non-partisan, non-profit consumer advocate for American voters.
The Freedom House International Internet Censorship Report - country by country.
Global Gender Gap Report - lists the world's worst countries for women's rights and equality (pdf)
All Generalizations Are False - home of the media bias chart that illustrates bias in major international media outlets.
Organzing For Power - free advice from US Professor Jane McAlevey on getting organized, unionisation, campaigns and more.
Attending A Protest - protecting your electronic devices and digital assets before, during, and after a protest.
Mobilisation Lab - tools to organise protest campaigns