7amleh – Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media

Articles by 7amleh – Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media

Israel advances facial recognition bill for surveillance in public spaces

Collected biometric data threatens to stifle Palestinian communities, warns 7amleh.

A procedural guide to Palestinian personal data protection online

New reference promotes data privacy rights and underscores the need for Palestinian data protection law.

Palestine: How online Israeli inciteful speech targeted the village of “Huwara”

Digital attacks encourage and organize attacks on the ground, reveals a new report by 7amleh.

Violent speech targeting Palestinians on Israeli social networks on the rise

7amleh monitored 685 thousand racist and inciting speeches in Hebrew directed at Arab and Palestinian communities, an increase of 10% compared to 2021.

Palestine: Online free expression battles escalated censorship in 2022

A new report examines the state of Palestinian digital freedoms, and the most prominent violations last year.

Palestine: Gender-based violence on the rise in the Palestinian digital space

Gender-based violence has seen a dramatic increase in the Palestinian digital space over the last several years, reveals a new report from 7amleh.

Civil society organisations react to due dilligence report for Meta on Palestine & Israel

IFEX joins 7amleh and other organisations in urging Meta to commit to implementing the recommendations of the BSR report, and to take decisive action to protect the voices of Palestinians among other oppressed peoples and groups around the world.

7amleh obtains consultative status at the United Nations

New accreditation with the UN Economic and Social Affairs Council (ECOSOC) will help the digital rights organization bring Palestinian rights violations to the world’s attention.