Mohamad Najem is the co-founder and advocacy director @SMEX. He has delivered dozens of training workshops in Lebanon and throughout the Arab region on digital advocacy. In addition, Mohamad has initiated and contributed to several successful online campaigns, including #stopthislaw, Protect Privacy, and Take Back Parliament, an alternative political campaign for the 2013 Lebanese parliamentary elections.
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Local sources say escalating fights online among political parties and sects since last week's execution of Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasasbeh may have led to the new policy.
A leaked document from Iraq's Ministry of Telecommunications shows that the government has decided to shut down the Internet in some provinces, social media in others.
New research from Social Media Exchange shows web blocking data from Lebanon -- and invites users to join a crowdsourcing effort to learn more about blocking across ISPs.
Bassel Khartabil Safadi, a Syrian open source developer and pro-democracy activist, has completed 9 months in jail. His friends and family fear for his life as he is being prosecuted by a military court.