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Media professionals have raised their voices against the use of excessive force against them while they are trying to cover the mass protests.
Protests continue in Lebanon, phone service is back in Kashmir (but the internet is still down) and Egyptians are getting censored on Twitter.
Lebanon's Cybercrimes Bureau also asked him to sign a pledge to not speak about the case again, but he refused.
“You cannot bring us up with a mentality of freedom and then try to oppress us.”
Killing speech softly: How the world’s biggest tech companies are quietly censoring critical expression in the Middle East
The failures of tech giants in moderating content in the region is a big and complex problem.
From exile in the UK, Fidaa Itani says the sentence marks the end of an era for free expression in Lebanon.
Activists called for a protest after four Syrian refugees died while in the custody of the Lebanese army.
Since August 2014, residents of the Leabnese northeastern border town of Arsal have been without access to mobile internet.
In addition to the exorbitant mobile rates highlighted by this campaign, cell phone operators in Lebanon also engage in unethical practices.