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COVID-19 contact-tracing apps in MENA: a privacy nightmare
At the outbreak of the COVID-19 global pandemic, a number of countries in the MENA region turned to technology to help track and prevent the spread of the virus, using apps, drones, and even robots to monitor the movement of citizens under quarantine.
Global civil society urges Gulf countries to unblock internet calling services
Access Now, together with more than 25 organizations, signed a joint statement urging the UAE, Oman, and Qatar to permanently lift the ban on WhatsApp, FaceTime, Skype, and all other VoIP platforms, especially in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: Gulf governments must unblock all VoIP technologies
More than 25 civil society organizations from around the world are calling on the UAE, Oman, and Qatar to immediately and permanently restore access to services for internet voice and video calls.
Could sharing misinformation on COVID-19 get you jailed in MENA?
Across the Middle East and North Africa, “fake news” laws add to the risks of the coronavirus global health crisis.
Access Now and global partners report to Human Rights Council on most pressing digital rights issues in Nicaragua, DRC, Qatar, Ethiopia, and Costa Rica
Our reports cover a country’s human rights obligations, developments since the last review, and pressing examples with evidence to show how rights are being violated or put at risk.