smexadmin • 16 Mar 2018

A Busy Week for Information Control in Egypt: Fake News Hotlines and Apparently the Government Is Building the New Facebook?

On Monday, multiple agencies within the Egyptian government announced pernicious, albeit unconventional, methods of information control ahead of this weekend’s…

  • Egypt
  • Egyptian Government
  • Fake News
smexadmin • 10 Feb 2018

“Out of Coverage Area:” Sinai Peninsula Residents Unreachable

Feature image via twitter the Egyptian activist group of April 6 Movement, February 8, 2018: twitted under the hashtag “Sinai…

  • Banning Websites
  • Censorship
  • Egypt
smexadmin • 16 May 2016

Egypt: Death Penalty Possible for Cybercrime

Feature image via Monasosh Flickr.       The Committee of Suggestions and Complaints in the Egyptian parliament accepted and…

  • Crimes
  • Cybercrime Law
  • Death Penalty
smexadmin • 01 Nov 2015

Free Alaa Campaign Takes Social Media by Storm on the First Anniversary of His Imprisonment

It’s been a year since the imprisonment of Egyptian blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah, an icon of the Egyptian revolution, for…

  • Alaa Abdel Fattah
  • Egypt
  • FreeAlaa
smexadmin • 10 Dec 2014

Break the Silence: Campaign for Jailed Human Rights Activists

Update: Watch the report about Alaa and Bassel on Al Jazeera This statement has been re-published from Global Voices Advocacy. Today, on…

  • Activist
  • Egypt
  • Freedom Of Expression
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