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Tell MENA authorities: #NoExamShutdown

29 Apr 2024

Year after year, the MENA region has led the world in exam-related shutdowns. With the 2024 exam season in the region quickly approaching, it’s time to take action and demand change! #NoExamShutdown

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Tell MENA authorities: #NoExamShutdown
29 Apr 2024
Tell MENA authorities: #NoExamShutdown
#NoExamShutdown 2024

End internet shutdowns during exams for good: #NoExamShutdown

29 Apr 2024

As the 2024 exam season in MENA draws near, the #NoExamShutdown campaign continues to advocate for an end to internet shutdowns during exams.

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End internet shutdowns during exams for good: #NoExamShutdown
29 Apr 2024
End internet shutdowns during exams for good: #NoExamShutdown
#NoExamShutdown

#لا_لقطع_الإنترنت_خلال_الامتحانات

3 May 2023
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#لا_لقطع_الإنترنت_خلال_الامتحانات
3 May 2023
#لا_لقطع_الإنترنت_خلال_الامتحانات
#NoExamShutdown

Tell MENA authorities: #NoExamShutdown

18 Apr 2023

Year after year, the MENA region has led the world in exam-related shutdowns. With the 2023 exam season in the region quickly approaching, it’s time to take action and demand change! #NoExamShutdown

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Tell MENA authorities: #NoExamShutdown
18 Apr 2023
Tell MENA authorities: #NoExamShutdown
Access Now and the #KeepItOn coalition's report unpacks internet shutdowns in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and globally.

Resurging internet shutdowns in 2022: weapons of control, shields of impunity

28 Feb 2023
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Resurging internet shutdowns in 2022: weapons of control, shields of impunity
28 Feb 2023
Resurging internet shutdowns in 2022: weapons of control, shields of impunity
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Syria’s new “cybercrime” law adds salt to injury

27 May 2022

Syria’s new “cybercrime” law gives a regime notorious for surveilling citizens new powers to violate privacy, silence people, and add a false legal veneer to human rights violations.

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Syria’s new “cybercrime” law adds salt to injury
27 May 2022
Syria’s new “cybercrime” law adds salt to injury
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Internet shutdowns during exams: when MENA governments fail the test

7 Jul 2021

National secondary and high school exams are a big deal in the Arab world. But when MENA governments cut off internet access nationwide to stop students from sharing exam answers, they also block access to essential online services.

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Internet shutdowns during exams: when MENA governments fail the test
7 Jul 2021
Internet shutdowns during exams: when MENA governments fail the test
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Community voices: Ahmad Primo combats false news and disinformation coming out of Syria

29 Mar 2018

Six weeks away from RightsCon, we highlight the vital work that our community members are doing to defend and extend human rights in the digital age.

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Community voices: Ahmad Primo combats false news and disinformation coming out of Syria
29 Mar 2018
Community voices: Ahmad Primo combats false news and disinformation coming out of Syria

Syria: Rights groups condemn extrajudicial execution of human rights defender and software engineer Bassel Khartabil

4 Aug 2017

We join human rights organizations across the globe in condemning the execution of Bassel Khartabil, and call for investigation of the circumstances surrounding his death.

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Syria: Rights groups condemn extrajudicial execution of human rights defender and software engineer Bassel Khartabil
4 Aug 2017
Syria: Rights groups condemn extrajudicial execution of human rights defender and software engineer Bassel Khartabil
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US must remedy NSA’s 2012 Syrian internet shutdown

15 Aug 2014

In a recent interview, former National Security Agency contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed that the Syrian government was not to blame for a nationwide internet blackout on Nov. 29, 2012, the NSA was.

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US must remedy NSA’s 2012 Syrian internet shutdown
15 Aug 2014
US must remedy NSA’s 2012 Syrian internet shutdown