Sally Rammal • 28 Mar 2024

The new feature on X will leak your location without your consent

Social media platform X (formerly twitter) has just added a new calling feature. Audio and video calls can now be…

Zeinab Ismail • 20 Mar 2024

Saudi Authorities Monopolize Media and Advertising Discourse “by Law”

Through global forums and media, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been keen on spreading progressive discourse in an effort…

SMEX • 15 Mar 2024

Tell Meta: Stop Silencing Palestine

Press Release 14 March 2024 Palestinian and global digital rights groups bring top Meta executive to the table on issues…

SMEX • 08 Mar 2024

Digital wallets on hold in Lebanon, telecom minister stalling decisions

The Public Procurement Authority has halted efforts by Alfa (one of Lebanon’s state-owned mobile operators) to conclude a direct contract…

Safaa Ayyad • 04 Mar 2024

80% of Women in Lebanon Face Digital Violence

Last March, UN Women Representative in Lebanon Rachel Dore-Weeks stated that female candidates to the parliamentary elections in Lebanon faced…

SMEX • 28 Feb 2024

AlHudood Blocked in Iraq for “Unknown” Reasons

AlHudood’s website has been reported as inaccessible in several Iraqi governorates across various internet networks, as revealed by a test…

Zeinab Ismail • 23 Feb 2024

Meta Contemplates Banning the Use of the Term “Zionist”

Laying the Ground for Further Repression of Palestine’s Supporters 73 civil society organizations, including SMEX, have urged Meta to reverse…