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Stories about Egypt

11 June 2015

Digital Citizen 3.1

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

27 May 2015

Digital Citizen 3.0

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

29 April 2015

Digital Citizen 2.8

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights in the Arab World. This volume looks at repression in Kuwait, DDoS attacks in Lebanon, and...

22 April 2015

Netizen Report: The Spring of Cybercrime Laws

Cybercrime laws are popping up around the world, from Egypt to Pakistan to Tanzania. Meanwhile, China has outlawed politically controversial avatars and Indian companies are snubbing Facebook.

1 April 2015

Digital Citizen 2.6

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World. Subscribe here for updates. In the face of regular suspensions...

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...

23 February 2015

Egyptian Blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah Sentenced to Five Years in Jail

Prominent Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah, an icon of the Egyptian revolution, was sentenced to five years in prison today.

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.