The amendments will undermine the Egyptian judiciary’s dwindling independence and expand the military’s power to intervene in political life.
Authorities arrested blogger Naif al-Hindas and bloggers and columnists Ali al-Saffar and Redha al-Boori.
SFLC.in said that a ‘Digital Rights Reform Agenda’ is missing in the program of most political parties in India.
Threats, insults and attacks are now part of the “occupational hazards” for journalists in many countries.
Journalists Osmel Ramírez, Niober García Fournier and Roberto de Jesús Quiñones continue to be strictly forbidden to leave the country or even, at times, to leave the province in which they live. They have been arrested or summoned on several occasions, have received threats against their families or have been threatened with imprisonment.
The Media Foundation for West Africa reports on the assaults, arrests and detention of several journalists in the region in its latest quarterly report on freedom of expression.
A new law has the potential to pose a severe threat to the anonymity of people in the UK.
The Saudi authorities carried out a new wave of arrests of writers and social media bloggers, including women’s rights advocates.
In considering whether to extradite Assange, the UK should also consider the detention conditions he could be subjected to in the US as a person charged with national security crimes.
The petition says that the TikTok app promotes “degrading culture and encourages pornography.”
The UK government has just released its proposal for tackling “online harms”, including how content on social media platforms should be monitored and regulated.
Jailed activist Nasser Zefzafi was smeared by Moroccan media.
Two popular bloggers in Mauritania, Abderrahmane Weddady and Sheikh Ould Jiddou, have been detained for republishing and commenting on a story that had made the headlines in various international media outlets.
Press freedom groups have launched a new resource that will help news outlets review and improve their current safety practices and protocols; the resource pays special attention to gender issues, mental health care and digital security.
Five prominent journalists are accused of posting social media messages that disrespected the Saudi crown prince.
MENA in March: Iranian lawyer Nasrin Soutoudeh sentenced to 38 years; a campaign against F1 complicity, an index of online incitement against Palestinians, and more.