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Stories about Middle East & North Africa
5 October 2015
Activists are calling upon the Syrian government to immediately release imprisoned Syrian-Palestinian blogger Bassel Khartabil (Safadi) after he was moved from his prison to an unknown location earlier today.
24 September 2015
“They have tarnished my daughter’s reputation in prison. They are playing with her integrity with their [ugly] words."
23 September 2015
A popular technology blogger and pioneer of Iran's start-up scene is quietly arrested at Tehran's international airport. A strange turn of events for someone not involved in an dissident activity.
21 September 2015
17 September 2015
Juan Arellano, Mary Aviles, Ellery Roberts Biddle, Sam Kellogg, Hae-in Lim and Sarah Myers West contributed to this report. Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges,...
16 September 2015
Iran's Supreme Leader is strengthening his hold over Internet policy through the Supreme Council for Cyberspace.
9 September 2015
8 September 2015
One of the eight Facebook activists sentenced to long prison sentences in 2013 for social and political commentary posted on their Facebook pages, has asserted that she was denied access...
3 September 2015
The Netizen Report is back in action after a summer hiatus. This week, we catch up on Russia's empty threat to Wikipedia and social media censorship in Cambodia and Malaysia.
28 August 2015
Telegram has been complying with the Iranian government to block features, a cause for privacy concerns on a platform that boasts secure communication.