Ismail al-Aghbary • 29 Aug 2023

Women among prime targets of extortion in Yemen

Yosra Al-Asri, a prominent digital rights activist in Yemen, found herself the target of cyberattacks after sharing vital digital security…

  • Digital Safety Helpdesk
  • Yemen
Najm Al-Deen Kassem • 24 Aug 2023

Threats to Ban YouTube and Facebook in Yemen

On July 18, 2023, YouTube terminated around 20 Houthi-affiliated channels for “violating YouTube’s community guidelines.” In response to these restrictions,…

  • Censorship
  • Houthis
  • Social Media
Zeinab Ismail • 19 Jun 2023

In Yemen, Journalists are Haunted by Hacking and Surveillance

An investigative journalist from Yemen never anticipated that a series of events in late 2021 would still haunt him to…

  • Cyber Incidents
  • Freedom of the press
  • Sanaa
Ismail al-Aghbary • 21 Dec 2022

Yemen: World Cup for those who can afford it

During the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Ahmad Nasher, a 27-year-old Yemeni, worked tirelessly to re-route and receive signals of unencrypted…

  • Digital Rights
  • Internet
  • Internet
SMEX • 24 Jan 2022

YEMEN: Internet and Telecommunications are NOT Military Targets!

YEMEN is currently plunged in a nationwide internet blackout after Saudi-led airstrikes targeted a telecommunications building in the Houthi-held city…

  • Connectivity
  • Digital Rights
  • Human Rights
Mubarak al Yosofy • 20 Sep 2021

Yemen: The Race for Censorship

As the war in Yemen rages on, and while the country is witnessing the world’s worst humanitarian crisis according to…

  • content censorship
  • Instagram
  • Internet Shutdown
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
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