· December, 2019

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from December, 2019

Data protection policy void threatens privacy rights of citizens and refugees in Jordan

Jordan is considering a data protection bill. Will its adoption reinforce privacy protections in the country?

Multiple measures failed to control mis- and disinformation in Tunisia's 2019 elections

In light of the lack of transparency from Facebook and a legal void characterizing the regulation of political ads on social media, measures to counter disinformation were inadequate.

Will Algeria disrupt internet access as election day nears?

With protesters taking to social media to spread information about what is happening on the ground, the Algerian authorities repeatedly resorted to disrupting access to networks and social media platforms.

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