Stories about Middle East & North Africa from January, 2018
This is an opportune time to fully enforce efforts towards transparency after Iran's December-January protests. The first step must be a full implementation of Iran’s Access to Information law.
Netizen Report: Five Months After Houthis Arrested Him, Human Rights Blogger Hisham Al-Omeisy Walks Free
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
Before his detention Hisham Al-Omeisy was outspoken about the ongoing conflict in Yemen.
Despite Threats of Censorship, Documentary Filmmakers Show Human Rights Violations in Western Sahara
The film gives audiences a close look at Western Sahara under Moroccan occupation.
Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
“We have been ordered to interrupt international traffic,” a source at an Iranian internet exchange point said.
Authorities in Yemen have a long history of imposing restrictions on freedom of expression and the right to access information.