Abed Kataya • 15 Feb 2024

Privacy and security at risk: Lebanese security agencies accessing the mobile telecom’s network performance system

While mobile operators use the network monitoring system to keep up the quality of service and follow up on users’…

  • Astellia
  • Lebanon
  • Ministry Of Telecommunications
Zeinab Ismail • 30 Nov 2023

COP28 in Dubai: Participants’ Safety in Jeopardy Given Country’s Record

Last June, it was reported that the UAE’s national oil company read emails to and from the COP28 climate summit…

  • Freedom Of Expression
  • Human rights
  • Pegasus
SMEX • 20 Jul 2023

Ethical AI Advocacy for Civil Society in MENA [Bread&Net 2022]

The session “Ethical AI Advocacy for Civil Society in MENA” was held as part of Bread&Net 2022 in Beirut between…

  • AI tools
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • breadandnet
Sarah Cupler • 26 May 2023

A Brief Overview of AI Use in WANA

Governments and private sectors in West Asia and North Africa are calling to employ AI to strengthen their economies and…

  • AI
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Protection
Ragheb Malli • 13 Mar 2023

Bahrain Loses State Immunity in Dissidents’ Spyware Lawsuit

In an unprecedented victory for activists in Bahrain, the High Court in London ruled that the Bahraini government cannot claim…

  • Bahrain
  • Britain
  • Lawsuit
SMEX • 16 Feb 2023

Qatar’s dirty plays call for more accountability on mass surveillance

At the close of last year, people from around the world traveled to Qatar to enjoy a soccer game and…

  • Applications
  • CCTV
  • FIFA
DR Lab • 21 Dec 2022

Sudan: “Men with no Mercy” now Armed with EU-linked Spyware

The Rapid Support Forces (RSF)—a paramilitary group in Sudan accused of committing crimes against humanity— imported the “Predator” spyware developed…

  • Citizen Lab
  • Cytrox
  • Intellexa
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