SMEX • 20 Sep 2023

How Kurdish language divisions hinder access to information

This article was written by Tara Aziz and published on Global Voices on September 6, 2023. Nestled within the Kurdistan mountains near the…

  • access to information
  • Kurdish language
  • Kurdistan
Najm Al-Deen Kassem • 15 Sep 2023

Is Yemen handing over control of communications to the UAE?

On August 21, the Yemeni cabinet of the internationally recognized government signed a clandestine investment agreement in the telecom sector…

  • Houthis
  • telecom sector
  • الإمارات
SMEX • 11 Sep 2023

Morocco’s Amazigh pursue civic presence through linguistic rights

This article was written by Mohammed Udern and published on Global Voices on August 22, 2023. As a child, Mohammed Ait…

  • Morocco
Enas Kamal • 31 Aug 2023

Feminist Content Creators in Egypt: Digital Violence Unbound by Law or Customs

Content that advocates for women’s rights and champions feminist ideas is often met with violent digital attacks in Egypt. These…

  • Egypt
  • Freedom of Expression
Ismail al-Aghbary • 29 Aug 2023

Women among prime targets of extortion in Yemen

Yosra Al-Asri, a prominent digital rights activist in Yemen, found herself the target of cyberattacks after sharing vital digital security…

  • Digital Safety Helpdesk
  • Yemen
Zeinab Ismail • 03 Aug 2023

More Control: Iraq’s Alarming Cybercrime Law

Days after the Jordanian parliament approved a cybercrime law with disastrous implications for free speech, Iraq put forth its own…

  • Cybercrime Law
  • Free speech and expression
  • Human Rights
Zeinab Ismail • 25 Jul 2023

Jordan: Draft Cybercrime Law Heralds Alarming Oppression of Freedoms

SMEX, along with the Jordan Open Source Association (JOSA), Access Now, and 19 other organizations, call on the Jordanian government…

  • Cybercrime Law
  • Free speech and expression
  • Internet Accessibility
  • 1
  • 2