Latest posts by Afef Abrougui
The cartoon commented on the Orthodox Church in Jerusalem, which sold church property to Israeli settler groups to pay off church debt.
Journalists reporting on the Hirak protests are facing a myriad of restrictions.
Freedom of expression and press freedom are under attack in Algeria.
Hisham Al-Omeisy is a crucial voice on the ongoing war in Yemen, and its humanitarian cost.
Since 2013, the Saudi government has partially or fully blocked chat and call applications including WhatsApp, Skype, Facebook Messenger and FaceTime.
Several journalists have been arrested by Moroccan authorities over their coverage of the unrest in the Rif region.
One month after his execution was confirmed, friends honour Bassel Khartabil through art, song and new opportunities for open technology innovators.
In Tunisia's ‘State of Emergency’, a New Police Protection Law Could Allow More Abuse — With Impunity
Supported by the interior ministry and police unions, the bill is being criticized by human rights groups.
From May 24 to August 6, Egyptian authorities blocked 133 websites, according to the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression.
Imran al-Radwan is serving a seven-year jail sentence for calling for reform in the UAE.
Press freedom in Yemen is facing "eradication".
"I’ve lived all my life dreaming of Freedom, and Bassel taught me to embrace it. I feel overwhelmed when I mention his name."
Instead of working to ensure stronger protections for freedoms, the Iraqi parliament is rather seeking to pass a repressive law.
Sami Ben Gharbia is a significant figure in independent media and digital human rights activism in Tunisia and the Arab region.
Users who do not register could face up to six months in jail and a fine.
"I have no choice but to go on hunger strike to restore my stolen freedom".
"As the war intensifies, and the number of armed groups and their influence in Iraq grows, the pressure on Iraqi journalists will increase.”
On 20 March police arrested human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor from his home. Meanwhile, UAE authorities have refused to release Osama al-Najjar, despite him having served out his prison sentence.
UAE authorities took issue with a Facebook post that Tayseer al-Najjar published before he had even moved to the country.
The government suspended guidelines that forbid civil servants from speaking to the press without permission from their superiors.