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Turning Laws into Data on Arab Digital Rights

  Have you ever wondered how many anti-cybercrime laws are in force in Arab countries? What about anti-terror laws? Or how many laws govern free expression online in a given country? Or whether your online privacy is protected? Or if some countries are leading the way with access to information or data protection legislation? Until earlier […]

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National Security Agency Data Center at Camp Williams, by Occupy Global on Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Digital Citizen 3.6

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World. BAHRAIN On 11 August, Al-Wasat, the country’s only independent newspaper, resumedpublishing following a government ban that lasted a few days. The newspaper was suspended by the Information Affairs Authority on 6 August for its “repeated […]

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Vendores wait for clientele next to an Internet cafe inside the medina of Fez, Morocco (@torrenegra).

Digital Citizen – Volume 3.3

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights in the Arab World. Subscribe here! BAHRAIN Opposition activist Fadhil Abbas has been handed a jail sentence over tweets he wrote criticising the Saudi-led airstrikes against Houthis in Yemen, in which Bahrain is involved. Abbas was arrested on March 27, a […]

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SMEX to Launch Online Course for Arab Digital Journalists by Arab Digital Journalists

للقراءة باللغة العربية These days being a citizen journalist means a lot more than simply starting a blog and a Twitter account, posting photos or video, and linking to other websites on the topic at hand. Citizen journalists and community media producers are evolving into full-fledged independent media outlets, managing complex content production processes and […]

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