Najla Ben Salah • 11 May 2023

Tunisia No Longer Safe for Journalists and Advocates of Free Expression

“Some mindless people who are demanding freedom of expression are unaware that they already have it, but they’re living in…

  • Freedom Of Expression
  • Freedom of the Press
  • National Syndicate of Tunisian Journalists
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 • 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
SMEX • 15 Feb 2021

Data Protection and Privacy Laws In MENA: A Case Study Of Covid-19 Contact Tracing Apps [Report]

This report analyzes data protection and privacy laws in Qatar, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait. Joey Shea, a…

  • Bahrain
  • Contact Tracing
  • Contact Tracing Apps
SMEX • 27 Jan 2021

The Future of Biometrics and Digital ID in Lebanon: Assessing Proposed Systems for Elections and Social Assistance [Report]

In Lebanon, passports, drivers’ licenses, work permits, residency permits, and humanitarian aid all use systems that require biometric data, such…

  • biometric ID
  • Biometrics
  • data leaks
Ali Sibai • 20 Jan 2021

Why Is Your WhatsApp Account Being Banned?

The last weeks have witnessed an increase in reported cases of people losing access to their WhatsApp accounts. At first…

  • Facebook
  • Lebanon
  • Privacy Policy
smexadmin • 18 Nov 2015

Global Voices’ Hisham Almiraat Faces Trial in Morocco

Feature image via Ellery Biddle Morocco in October 2013 : Hisham Almiraat in his home city of El Jadida. Claudio…

  • Global Voices
  • Hisham Almiraat
  • Human Rights