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Stories about Egypt

16 March 2015

Human Rights Watch Website Temporarily Blocked at Egypt the Future Conference

A block on Human Rights Watch website was lifted at an economic conference in Egypt after a journalist raised the alarm on Twitter.

27 February 2015

Digital Citizen 2.4

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World. Last month, a horrific attack on the Paris offices of...

17 February 2015

Twitter’s Transparency Report: Can It Help Hold Arab Governments to Account?

If Twitter is adhering to local laws, users should know which local laws are being invoked, both to collect the data and in the cases to which they are related.

9 February 2015

Digital Citizen 2.3

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.

10 December 2014

Break the Silence: Campaign for Jailed Human Rights Activists

On Human Rights Day, we remind the world of our many friends who have broken the silence of oppression by expressing their thoughts, asking questions, and thinking critically.

1 December 2014

Digital Citizen 2.1

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.

4 November 2014

Digital Citizen 2.0

In this edition of Digital Citizen, a review of human rights and technology news in the Arab World, we look at threats to bloggers and online activists across the region.

15 October 2014

Netizen Report: From Egypt to the EU, Calls for Social Media Censorship in Name of National Security

This week we look at spying and mobile security from the UK to Bahrain, along with original testimony from an imprisoned member of Ethiopia's Zone9 blogging collective.

10 October 2014

GV Face: Alaa Abd El Fattah and Maryam Al Khawaja on Hunger Strikes, Jail-time, and Activism in Egypt and Bahrain

Hundreds of political prisoners are currently on hunger strike in Egypt and Bahrain.

18 September 2014

Digital Citizen 1.9

Digital Citizen is a monthly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.