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Hateful Network: How online hate speech amongst Palestinians is impacting their digital rights

Nine out of ten Palestinians were subjected to hate speech on social media platforms on political or gender-based grounds, says a new report by the Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media (7amleh).

Palestine: Facebook Oversight Board’s decision a step in the right direction, but not enough

Facebook’s Oversight Board concludes content removal was an unjustifiable restriction of freedom of expression, in a case rights groups say is emblematic of the company’s arbitrary and non-transparent content moderation policies.

Palestinian women work on their laptops at a start up in Gaza City, 18 April 2015, MAHMUD HAMS/AFP via Getty Images

Palestine: The reality of digital privacy and data protection

A new study by the Arab Center for Social Media Advancement (7amleh) examines how Palestinian digital privacy rights are being violated, and highlights the growing need for a comprehensive data protection law.