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
Safaa Ayyad • 30 Aug 2023

Arrested Humor: Nour Hajjar’s Case

Lebanon’s crackdown on freedom of opinion and expression shows no signs of abating. From journalists, activists, and even lawyers, the…

  • Freedom of Expression
  • Freedom Of Speech
  • Ghassab Oueidat
Salam Freihat • 30 Aug 2023

Jordan’s Cybercrime Law to Limit Investments and E-Commerce

In a strategic leap, Jordan’s government embraced the National E-Commerce Strategy in April 2023, pursuing a “competitive and globally recognized…

  • Cybercrime Law
  • Freedom Of Speech
  • Investments
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