Author Archive | Mohamed Taher

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Digital Citizen – Volume 2.6

Digital Citizen has been re-published from digcit.org Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World. In the face of regular suspensions from platforms like Facebook and Twitter, supporters of Daesh (also known as ISIS, or Islamic State), launched their own social networking site called […]

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Digital Citizen 2.5

Digital Citizen has been re-published from Global Voices. Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World. Digital Citizen has a new look! Check out our new website (in Arabic here) and spread the word! Bahrain Bahraini authorities arrested nine individuals for ‘misusing social media’, the […]

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Digital Citizen 2.4

 Digital Citizen has been re-published from Global Voices. Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World. Last month, a horrific attack on the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo sparked new conversations about free expression among media and online activists around the world. The […]

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Digital Citizen 2.3

 Digital Citizen has been re-published from Global Voices. Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World. This volume takes a look at harsh penalties for critical speech on social media in Mauritania, Tunisia and Bahrain, as well as new research on surveillance from Al Akhbar […]

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