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From counterterrorism to counter-COVID-19, governments use crises to impose continuous states of emergency in the Middle East
Fighting terrorism used to be the umbrella under which states of emergency were justified in the Middle East. Now, COVID 19 serves as a new justification for sweeping powers.
‘If it isn’t recorded, it didn’t happen': Israel moves to restrict photo documentation of military activity
Israeli legislators are pushing two bills that would further restrict speech by activists and journalists critical of its policies in Israeli-occupied Palestinian territory.
Tracking hate speech, harassment, and political censorship on the world’s largest social network
The cartoon commented on the Orthodox Church in Jerusalem, which sold church property to Israeli settler groups to pay off church debt.
In a Facebook post, Amro criticized the Palestinian Authority's arrest of journalist Ayman Qawasmi .
The journalists were accused of "leaking information to hostile entities" under a newly-adopted cybercrime law.
The law places several restrictions on free expression through vague terms like "social harmony", "state security" and "public order".
Activists expose Mexico's multi-million dollar surveillance market, spy tech threatens Chinese jaywalkers and Twitter suspends Venezuelan state supporters.
Blocked websites are known for their criticism of the Palestinian Authority and its president Mahmoud Abbas.