Articles by Social Media Exchange (SMEX)
Amidst the ongoing pursuit for accountability for the 2020 Beirut Port explosion, rights groups stress the need for an independent judiciary and an independent media delivering accurate information on judicial proceedings.
Abdel Fattah has been held in pre-trial detention for the past two years and continues to face dehumanizing conditions in prison.
A wave of arrests during the country’s COVID-19 health crisis has seen journalists, doctors, and social media users falsely accused of disseminating misinformation about the pandemic, reports SMEX.
A new report from SMEX examines the vague legal framework of device seizures in Lebanon that security agencies have exploited to target protesters in violation of their privacy rights.
Open letter to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube: Stop silencing critical voices from the Middle East and North Africa
On the 10th anniversary of the Arab Spring, activists, journalists, and rights organizations voice frustration and dismay at how platform policies and content moderation procedures all too often lead to the silencing and erasure of critical voices from marginalized and oppressed communities across the region.
In a new report analysing online freedom of expression in Lebanon, Social Media Exchange (SMEX) highlight the various authorities and factors that continue to restrict free expression.
Muhal is SMEX’s ongoing, evidence-based campaign to document detentions and arrests related to online freedom of speech in Lebanon.
More than 170 organizations from over 60 countries that make up the #KeepitOn Coalition reacted to a reported internet shutdown in Zimbabwe.