· February, 2014

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from February, 2014

Photos: A Message to the World from #AB14

  28 February 2014

Photographer and human rights advocate Amer Sweidan took a series of portraits at last month's Arab Bloggers Meeting. In this brief essay, he describes the collaborative process of the project.

Arab Bloggers: A Blessed Generation?

  25 February 2014

"It’s no surprise that three years after the start of the Arab revolutions, the situation of online freedom of expression in the region seems almost as bleak as it did before 2011." Hisham Almiraat reflects on #AB14.

Digital Citizen 1.4

  24 February 2014

Digital Citizen brings you the latest human rights and technology news from the Arab World. In this edition, we look at effects of export controls on Sudan and Syria, and threats to bloggers in Egypt and the UAE.

Netizen Report: #TheDayWeFightBack Edition

  13 February 2014

This week, we round up events around the globe that marked #TheDayWeFightBack anti-surveillance campaign and look at mounting pressure on indy media in Turkey and Venezuela.