In our fifth hacklab of “Abtal el-fada’ el-raqmi” (أبطال الفضاء الرقمي), we hosted a discussion on freedom of expression online, the threats it faces, and ways to protect it. We then interviewed our digital heroes to produce a video tackling local laws and practices regulating expression online.
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Feature image via Twitter @zahri_abbas: The Beirut blasts, claimed by ISIS, killed 43 people. After the deadly Beirut blasts, friends and families from outside and inside of Lebanon immediately began checking in on one another, using Whatsapp, Facebook messenger, SMS, and of course, phones. It was a chaotic moment for[...]