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.
The Syrian Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) announced that it may soon begin blocking voice and video calls on WhatsApp and other Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services.
SMEX interviewed 15 MENA journalists and civil society researchers to discuss challenges and opportunities of covering digital rights.
A cyber espionage campaign active since at least June 2015 is stealing private data from Android mobile devices in Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco and Iran.
In December, MENA activists focused on the plight of political detainees serving lengthy and unjust sentences in obscurity.