SMEX • 12 Jul 2023

Down for Nothing? Shutdowns during Exams in the Middle East and North Africa [Bread&Net 2022]

The session “Down for Nothing? Shutdowns during Exams in the Middle East and North Africa” was held as part of…

  • Access Now
  • Bread&Net
  • Elections
Zeinab Ismail • 23 May 2023

Syria: Internet shutdowns planned despite promises to keep it on

Yesterday, news spread on social media about the intention of the Syrian authorities to cut off internet services in conjunction…

  • Internet Shutdown
  • Internet Shutdowns
  • Syria
Zeinab Ismail • 19 Jan 2023

Beyond Jordan’s TikTok Ban

TikTok is still banned in Jordan, a month after the government blocked the platform to limit the spread of live…

  • Internet Shutdown
  • Internet Shutdowns
  • Jordan
SMEX • 13 Sep 2022

Internet Shutdowns to Prevent Cheating During Exams: The Impact on Society and Economy in the MENA Region

  • Censorship
  • Cheating
  • Digital Rights
SMEX • 13 Jul 2022

Alternatives to Internet Shutdowns during Exams

Internet shutdowns do not prevent cheating in exams. They are ineffective and costly. This blogpost explains why this is the…

  • Exams
  • Internet Shutdowns
  • Iraq
SMEX • 21 Jun 2022

Internet Shutdowns and their Impact on Society

  • Algeria
  • ExamShutdowns
  • Internet access
Mubarak al Yosofy • 20 Sep 2021

Yemen: The Race for Censorship

As the war in Yemen rages on, and while the country is witnessing the world’s worst humanitarian crisis according to…

  • content censorship
  • Instagram
  • Internet Shutdown