Stories about Advocacy from February, 2017
Privacy is Hard to Protect in Tunisia, Thanks to Politics
Almost six years after the regime's ousting, and despite having a constitution that grants all citizens the right to privacy, Tunisia's privacy law still do not meet international standards.
Hackers Target Iranian Activists’ Mac Devices With Revamped Malware
State-sponsored Iranian hackers targetting civil human rights users have a new virus targeting Apple computers.
Palestinian Authority Bans Novel for ‘Threatening Morality and Public Decency’
The Palestinian Authority's decision to ban a novel is being met with a lot of resistance.
Travel Blogger Faces Eight Years in Azerbaijan Prison Over Nagorno-Karabakh Visits and Posts
One blogger, three passports and the intricate international relations of the Caucasus region. This gets pretty complicated.
Is Tunisia Rolling Back Freedom of Information?
In 2016, Tunisia introduced a law on access to information, but its implementation by the government remains limited.
In Iran, From Prison to Banishment for Posting Jokes on Facebook
After completing a five-year prison sentence for Facebook posts about religion on Facebook, the Judiciary has sent Soheil Babadi into internal exile in southern Iran.
China Starts Arresting Internet Users for Insulting the Police
Bad taste or hate speech? Chinese law enforcement is cracking down on Internet users who mock the police and even slain officers.