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Lebanon Protests: Tips for Safely Documenting Human Rights Violations

After security forces detained an estimated 300 people last night and security forces and militias attacked protestors both yesterday and today, we want to provide tips on how to safely and securely document human rights violations during demonstrations. Documentation of violations contributes to the protection of victims’ rights and enables the prosecution of human rights […]

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Iraqi lawyer sues the Minister of Telecommunications for Shutting Down the Internet During Protests

On Wednesday, October 9, Iraqi lawyer Mohammed Joumaa filed a lawsuit against the Iraqi minister of telecommunications for disrupting and shutting down the Internet during protests in early October. The lawsuit demands that the minister of telecommunications “repeal the decision to shutdown the internet in the country and establish that network disruptions are illegal and […]

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