Stories about Law
The Omani Sultanate passed a new decree giving security authorities further control over the internet.
In Democratic Republic of Congo, a citizen movement is underway to reclaim digital rights that have been violated for years under a vague and outdated legislation.
In Sudan, social media platforms struggle to enforce guidelines and rules regarding content deemed harmful such as hate speech and disinformation.
The protest featured the unfurling of a banner that read: “Is the internet being shut down to hide war crimes and killing people?”
Intrusions on citizens’ privacy in Lebanon are pervasive and often conducted without proper judicial oversight.
In Nambia, a Twitter campaign to legalize abortion drew waves of attacks against feminist activists, but as a result, parliament has agreed to discuss Nambia's outdated abortion laws.
"This proposed law is to protect those in power from criticism when they commit any act of corruption and any other acts of crime."
"Khairun University should support academic freedom and free expression, not expel students peacefully expressing their views."
Revised online content regulations in Tanzania prohibit talking about pandemics, natural disasters or politics without government approval. Is it possible to control essential online conversations? If so, at what cost?