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Digital Citizen – volume 2.8

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights in the Arab World. ALGERIA On 15 April, a court in Algeria confirmed a six month prison sentence against labor rights activist Rachid Aouine. Last month, Aouine was convicted of “instigating an unarmed gathering” in a Facebook update. The sarcastic post […]

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Call for Applications: Researching Internet Policy for Advocacy in MENA

Knowledge about Internet policy and governance in the MENA region isn’t easy to come by. While facts and figures about Internet penetration and social media usage exist, it is exceptionally difficult to find well-documented, rigorous analysis about how legal and technical frameworks are affecting the way people in the region exercise their rights online. Over […]

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Civil Society Groups Issue Statement at the Arab IGF

We are a group of more than 40 civil society organizations, activists, academics, technologists, and human rights advocates who work towards the realization of an open, accessible, and safe Internet. We are deeply concerned about the future role of the Internet in economic and social development and the spread of human rights violations on the […]

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A Regional Arab Human Rights Framework: More Elusive than Justice Itself?

  This week we’re resuming our Working Drafts Series on the emerging legal framework for free expression online in the Arab world, which went on hold during November while we were traveling and at the Arab Internet Governance Forum in Beirut. We hope to stay on track from here. This is the fourth installment. Subscribe to get updates and learn about related […]

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