Aseel Sariyah • 18 Apr 2024

Yemenis Complain about Sharing Phone Numbers with Strangers

“Why is your daughter sharing her pictures via WhatsApp?” a question directed by an employee of the YOU- Yemen Oman…

  • Mobile
  • MTN
  • Privacy
Najm Al-Deen Kassem • 28 Nov 2023

Social Media Censorship Threatens Journalists and Bloggers in Yemen

On July 8, the military police in Marib province, which is under the control of the internationally recognized and Gulf-backed…

  • Freedom of the Press
  • Yemen
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
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