SMEX • 07 Aug 2023

UAE: Release all those unjustly imprisoned before COP28

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) should release all those unjustly imprisoned in the country before the start of…

  • Ahmed Mansoor
  • Amina Al-Abdouli
  • COP28
SMEX • 25 Jul 2023

Jordan’s new proposed cybercrimes law will strongly undermine digital rights

We, the undersigned organizations and individuals, are seriously concerned about Jordan’s draft cybercrimes law currently being debated in the Jordanian…

  • Cybercrimes Law
  • Draft law
  • Jordan
SMEX • 20 Mar 2023

Open letter to the Iraqi Communications and Media Commission: Drop the draft regulation of digital content and protect freedom of expression online

March 16, 2023 To the Communications and Media Commission of Iraq (CMC) Baghdad, Iraq   Subject: Regarding the Draft Regulation…

  • Balgh
  • Communications and Media Commission of Iraq
  • Freedom Of Expression
SMEX • 03 Mar 2023

Joint Statement: Iraqi authorities must cease their chilling crackdown on free speech

We, the undersigned organizations, express our deepest concern regarding the Iraqi authorities’ recent campaign to crack down on “indecent content”…

  • Balgh
  • Freedom Of Expression
  • Freedom Of Speech
SMEX • 29 Aug 2022

Saudi authorities must release women’s rights activist Salma al-Shehab

We, the undersigned NGOs, call on the international community to press Saudi Arabian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release women’s…

  • Digital Rights
  • Freedom Of Speech
  • Human Rights
SMEX • 03 Dec 2021

Mauritania: New law on protection of national symbols threatens free speech

We, the undersigned Mauritanian, regional and international civil society organisations, express our deep concern about Mauritanian parliament’s adoption of a…

  • Freedom Of Expression
  • law on protection of national symbols
  • Mauritania
SMEX • 30 Aug 2021

Enforced disappearances and accompanying impunity continue to prevail in the region

Today, on the occasion of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, we the 33 undersigned local, regional,…

  • Algeria
  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • 1
  • 2