Featured stories about Middle East & North Africa
Stories about Middle East & North Africa
10 December 2014
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 is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.
Iran’s censored Internet is a theme that features prominently in Morehshin Allahyari's art, some of which will soon be headed to outer space as part of the Forever Now project.
11 November 2014
4 November 2014
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.
13 October 2014
“These governments will take advantage from this directive. Powerful people will be able to hide disgraceful actions for their own e-reputation," says Tunisian Internet advocate Dhouha Ben Youssef.
10 October 2014
2 October 2014
Bahrain's most prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab is back in jail for his tweets, for the third time.
24 September 2014
This week we look at mounting threats to digital activists in Bahrain and Iran, blogger crackdowns in Crimea, and surveillance in Singapore, FinSpy-style.