Jessica Dheere

Jessica Dheere is co-founder and executive director of Social Media Exchange (SMEX) in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Latest posts by Jessica Dheere

5 April 2017

Two Years After Violent Raid, A Lebanese Town is Still Without Mobile Internet

Since August 2014, residents of the Leabnese northeastern border town of Arsal have been without access to mobile internet.

24 October 2016

Saudi Mobile Data Quality Provokes National Protest Against Bad Service

Saudi social media users are protesting against the nation's mobile network operators' bad service and the continued blocking of VoIP apps that are supposed to be available for free.

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.

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