SMEX • 12 Jun 2023

The CYRILLA Collaborative: Call for Proposals

OVERVIEW OF THE CYRILLA COLLABORATIVE The CYRILLA Collaborative is a global initiative that seeks to map and analyze the evolution…

  • Advocay
  • Call for Proposals
SMEX • 02 Mar 2023

SMEX Launches the Inaugural Mariam Al-Shafei Fellowship on Technology and Human Rights 2023

SMEX launched the inaugural Mariam Al-Shafei Fellowship on Technology and Human Rights in November 2022 to bring new minds and…

  • Fellowship
  • Human rights
  • Mariam Al-Shafei
Zeinab Ismail • 03 Jan 2023

Etisalat and Ooredoo: Ranking last for the fifth year in a row!

For the fifth year in a row, UAE’s Etisalat and Qatar’s Ooerdoo have ranked in the bottom two places in…

  • Digital Rights
  • Digital spaces
  • Internet
SMEX • 26 Oct 2022

2023 SMEX Fellowship on Technology and Human Rights

  • Advocacy
  • Digital Rights
  • Fellowship
smexadmin • 26 Jul 2018

New Elections Study Shows Less than 2% of Overall Electoral Speech on Social Media Was Negative

 Feature image April 2018: A screenshot of the API used to track social media posts. SMEX and LADE collaborated to…

  • Electoral Speech
  • Lebanese Parliamentary Elections
  • Lebanon
smexadmin • 19 Mar 2018

Two New MENA-Region Exploits Demonstrate the Desire for Information Control

The discovery of the Dark Caracal surveillance scheme in Lebanon earlier this year put the world on notice that states…

  • Citizen Lab
  • Digital Surveillance
  • Information Control
smexadmin • 24 Jan 2018

Human Rights Organizations Call for Investigation Into Arbitrary Surveillance Program in Lebanon

Feature image via Bryce Durbin/TechCrunch: A large watchful eye observes as three laptops display information on their screens.  (Beirut) –…

  • Arbitrary Surveillance Program
  • Freedom Of Expression
  • Human Rights Organizations