SMEX • 20 Mar 2023

Open letter to the Iraqi Communications and Media Commission: Drop the draft regulation of digital content and protect freedom of expression online

March 16, 2023 To the Communications and Media Commission of Iraq (CMC) Baghdad, Iraq   Subject: Regarding the Draft Regulation…

  • Balgh
  • Communications and Media Commission of Iraq
  • Freedom Of Expression
SMEX • 03 Mar 2023

Joint Statement: Iraqi authorities must cease their chilling crackdown on free speech

We, the undersigned organizations, express our deepest concern regarding the Iraqi authorities’ recent campaign to crack down on “indecent content”…

  • Balgh
  • Freedom Of Expression
  • Freedom Of Speech
Yasin Isse • 03 Mar 2023

Somalia: Facebook “Remembering” activists while still alive

On August 4, 2022, Somali activist Naciima Abwaan Qorane woke up to find the word “Remembering” next to her name…

  • Facebook
  • Freedom Of Expression
  • Mogadishu
Najla Ben Salah • 19 Jan 2023

Tunisia: Presidential State of Emergency to Suppress Speech on Social Media

On Wednesday, January 10, attorney Assia Haj Salem joined a large group of attorneys, politicians, and activists who gathered in…

  • Decree 54
  • free speech
  • Freedom Of Expression
SMEX • 09 Sep 2022

Amazon Launches Data Region in the UAE

  • Amazon
  • Digital Authoritarianism
  • Digital Rights
Rafia Salameh • 07 Jul 2022

Legalizing Control of Personal Data and Online Discourse in Syria

  • cybercrime law
  • Cybercrime Law
  • Digital Space
Safaa Ayyad • 06 Jul 2022

Iraqi Cybercrime Draft Law: In Suspension 

  • cybercrime law
  • Cybercrime Law
  • Cybercrimes