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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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Why Latin America should protect, not persecute, information security researchers

12 Aug 2021

Information security researchers help keep people safe online, yet they are being persecuted in Latin America when they should be protected.

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Why Latin America should protect, not persecute, information security researchers
12 Aug 2021
Why Latin America should protect, not persecute, information security researchers
Release Salma al-Shehab

Special Cybercrime Bill in Nicaragua moves oppression online

14 Oct 2020

In Nicaragua, a cybercrime bill with a broad scope, ambiguous terms, and disproportionate punishment for the crimes it creates — such as spreading “fake news” —  represents a new attempt by the government to control and prosecute dissidents. 

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Special Cybercrime Bill in Nicaragua moves oppression online
14 Oct 2020
Special Cybercrime Bill in Nicaragua moves oppression online

Could sharing misinformation on COVID-19 get you jailed in MENA?

12 Mar 2020

Across the Middle East and North Africa, “fake news” laws add to the risks of the coronavirus global health crisis.

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Could sharing misinformation on COVID-19 get you jailed in MENA?
12 Mar 2020
Could sharing misinformation on COVID-19 get you jailed in MENA?
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A bill in Venezuela seeks to give the government absolute control over the internet

17 Jan 2019

A proposed cybersecurity bill in Venezuela puts the digital rights of Venezuelans — and the entire internet in the country — in jeopardy.

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A bill in Venezuela seeks to give the government absolute control over the internet
17 Jan 2019
A bill in Venezuela seeks to give the government absolute control over the internet
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هل أنا مُعرَّض لخطر الذهاب إلى السجن إذا كنت في مصر؟

2 Oct 2018
ماذا لو كانت هناك احتمالية حقيقية للذهاب إلى السجن لمجرد تغريدة على تويتر؟ هذا هو واقع الكثيرين في مصر.
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هل أنا مُعرَّض لخطر الذهاب إلى السجن إذا كنت في مصر؟
2 Oct 2018
هل أنا مُعرَّض لخطر الذهاب إلى السجن إذا كنت في مصر؟
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Would your internet activity put you at risk of going to jail in Egypt?

2 Oct 2018

Take this quiz to see how your everyday online activities could put you at risk in Egypt, then share your results to help spread the word about rising threats to free expression.

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Would your internet activity put you at risk of going to jail in Egypt?
2 Oct 2018
Would your internet activity put you at risk of going to jail in Egypt?

Cybercrime law in Tunisia: an unsolved mystery

8 Aug 2018

After Tunisia’s Council of Ministers approved a draft cybercrime law without any civil society consultation, Access Now has filed an official request for a release of the draft language.

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Cybercrime law in Tunisia: an unsolved mystery
8 Aug 2018
Cybercrime law in Tunisia: an unsolved mystery
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Council of Europe cooperation against cybercrime — human rights Octopus or fishy deals?

11 Jul 2018

Use of the Budapest Convention to improve law enforcement access to data must protect human rights.

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Council of Europe cooperation against cybercrime — human rights Octopus or fishy deals?
11 Jul 2018
Council of Europe cooperation against cybercrime — human rights Octopus or fishy deals?
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El contexto latinoamericano de los derechos digitales en RightsCon

9 May 2018

Entre las numerosas presentaciones de RightsCon, se incluirá una variedad de paneles que tendrán como eje a América Latina y las distintas problemáticas que afectan a la región.

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El contexto latinoamericano de los derechos digitales en RightsCon
9 May 2018
El contexto latinoamericano de los derechos digitales en RightsCon