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
Tala Ramadan • 01 Apr 2021

Clubhouse: the popular audio-only app gets banned in MENA?

Launched around the initial lockdown phase in March 2020, Clubhouse has become a space for virtual audio hang-outs and more…

  • Audio
  • Censorship
  • Clubhouse
smexadmin • 04 May 2018

Omani Activist Hassan al-Basham Passes Away in Prison

Feature image via Omani Coalition for Human Right:  Hassan al-Basham. Social media activists are mourning the death of Hassan al-Basham,…

  • Human Rights Activists
  • Oman
  • Oman's Samail Central Prison