Stories about Middle East & North Africa from November, 2013
Egyptian Activist Alaa Abd El Fattah Arrested — Again
Prominent Egyptian blogger and activist Alaa Abd El Fattah was arrested in Cairo late Thursday night. Supporters suspect the arrest took place under Egypt's new anti-protest law.
Will Tunisia's ATT Ring in a New Era of Mass Surveillance?
"Hello darling! Your beloved 404 is back." Activists fear that a new government agency, charged with investigating ICT-related crime, may usher in a new regime of surveillance and censorship.
The Internet as a Catalyst for Change in Yemen
ISOC-Yemen Chair Walid Al-Saqaf maps out goals for increasing Internet access and using the Internet to promote economic growth and government transparency.
Digital Citizen 1.2 المواطن الرقمي
Digital Citizen brings you the latest human rights and technology news from the Arab World. This month we look at activist persecution in Palestine, Saudi activists' Women2Drive campaign, and ongoing threats to bloggers in the region.
Documenting Violence on Video in Western Sahara
Curated by our partners at WITNESS, a series of videos tell the story of a young separatist protester who activists say was killed by Moroccan forces while calling for the autonomy of Western Sahara.