Ragheb Malli • 13 Mar 2023

Bahrain Loses State Immunity in Dissidents’ Spyware Lawsuit

In an unprecedented victory for activists in Bahrain, the High Court in London ruled that the Bahraini government cannot claim…

  • Bahrain
  • Britain
  • Lawsuit
SMEX • 28 Dec 2021

The Digital ID Landscape in the GCC: A Mapping of Programs, Regulations, and Human Rights Risks [Report 2021]

This report analyzes the implementation of digital ID systems in countries of the Gulf Council Cooperation (GCC), also referred to…

  • Bahrain
  • Digital ID
  • GCC
SMEX • 19 Jul 2021

How to Protect Your Data from Israeli NSO’s Surveillance Attacks?

A recent security leak revealed that Israeli NSO Group’s malware has targeted around 50,000 devices worldwide, including those of journalists…

  • Bahrain
  • Emirates
  • Leaks
SMEX • 15 Feb 2021

Data Protection and Privacy Laws In MENA: A Case Study Of Covid-19 Contact Tracing Apps [Report]

This report analyzes data protection and privacy laws in Qatar, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait. Joey Shea, a…

  • Bahrain
  • Contact Tracing
  • Contact Tracing Apps
smexadmin • 03 Apr 2018

Now, Who’s Afraid of Online Speech?

In Tunisia and Bahrain, government officials are pushing for laws that would further restrict online freedom of expression in both…

  • Bahrain
  • Bill Calling
  • Human Rights
smexadmin • 10 Nov 2016

Duraz Internet Shutdown has cost residents more than 100,000 Bahraini Dinars (about 265,000 USD)

Feature image via Google Maps: Location of the village of Duraz in the North of Bahrain. This article was posted…

  • Bahrain
  • Bahrain Watch
  • Cost