Mohamad Najem is the co-founder and advocacy director @SMEX. He has delivered dozens of training workshops in Lebanon and throughout the Arab region on digital advocacy. In addition, Mohamad has initiated and contributed to several successful online campaigns, including #stopthislaw, Protect Privacy, and Take Back Parliament, an alternative political campaign for the 2013 Lebanese parliamentary elections.
Latest posts by Mohamad Najem
9 February 2015
Local sources say escalating fights online among political parties and sects since last week's execution of Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasasbeh may have led to the new policy.
16 June 2014
A leaked document from Iraq's Ministry of Telecommunications shows that the government has decided to shut down the Internet in some provinces, social media in others.
9 January 2014
New research from Social Media Exchange shows web blocking data from Lebanon -- and invites users to join a crowdsourcing effort to learn more about blocking across ISPs.
18 December 2012
Bassel Khartabil Safadi, a Syrian open source developer and pro-democracy activist, has completed 9 months in jail. His friends and family fear for his life as he is being prosecuted by a military court.