SMEX • 26 Oct 2023

Tainted Narratives: Tech Giants Harming Users in War Time

This article was first published by TIMEP and written by Mona Shtaya. Tech companies have generally failed in protecting people…

  • hate speech
  • Meta
  • occupation
SMEX • 25 May 2023

Jordan: How are users affected by the TikTok ban?

This article was originally published on 7iber in Arabic. SMEX provides this translation.  Social media platforms and other communication services…

  • Internet
  • Jordan
  • TikTok
Zeinab Ismail • 24 Apr 2023

Libya: Between Censoring Social Media and Restricting Online Discourse

In recent years, Libya has experienced recurring waves of attacks and criticisms targeting social media platforms. Some have framed their…

  • Digital violations
  • Libya
  • Restricting online speech
SMEX • 22 Jun 2021

Egypt Sentences Tiktok Bloggers to Years in Prison

As part of a wave of arrests against women content creators in Egypt, the Cairo Criminal Court sentenced Haneen Hossam,…

  • Anti-Cyber and Information Technology Crimes Law
  • Digital Rights
  • Egypt
Abed Kataya • 28 Aug 2020

The TikTok Case: A New Platform to Oppress Women in Egypt

Egyptian authorities are arresting an increasing number of women on different charges related to their social media activity; in some…

  • Anti-Cyber and Information Technology Crimes Law
  • Digital Rights
  • Digital Rights