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
Andrea López Pastor • 27 Jan 2023

Qatar, a swampy ground to be a journalist, even during the World Cup

The 2022 FIFA World Cup brought Qatar journalists from all over the world, despite limitations to press freedom, such as…

  • FIFA
  • Freedom Of Speech
  • Journalists
Ndubuaku Kanayo • 24 Jan 2023

Qatar’s Tech Opulence during the World Cup Placed Digital Rights at Risk

Football fans in the Arab region experienced the FIFA World Cup on home soil for the first time in the…

  • Data Security
  • Digital Rights
  • FIFA
SMEX • 11 Nov 2022

Mandatory App, Opaque Policies: The Policy Void that Threatens the Privacy of Qatar World Cup Attendees [REPORT]

For the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, a plethora of technologies are being deployed including smart city tech, drones,…

  • Digital Rights
  • digital safety
  • FIFA World Cup
SMEX • 10 Nov 2022

Will Qatar Get a Red Card on Digital Rights?: What you should know if you are traveling to Qatar for the World Cup

In the coming days, Qatar will find itself at the center of attention. The country is hosting one of the…

  • Digital Rights
  • FIFA World Cup
  • Hayya