A TikTok criminal? See if your internet activity would risk jail in Egypt
In Egypt, simply posting a TikTok video can be dangerous. Take this quiz to learn how Egyptian authorities are criminalizing ordinary online activities.
Human rights organizations call on Egyptian authorities to cease restrictions on internet freedoms and digital rights
In a joint statement, rights organizations call on Egyptian authorities to lift restrictions on the right to free expression and stop curtailing free use of the internet — especially during COVID-19, when such restrictions risk human health.
مؤسسات حقوقية: تطالب السلطات المصرية بالتوقف عن تقييد الحقوق والحريات على الإنترنت
A message from his family: Alaa in danger: beaten, blindfolded, and threatened in prison
Our friend, courageous Egyptian activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah, is at risk of further beating, and of torture. Raise your voice to demand his release.
Saving free expression in MENA: what happens after Khashoggi’s death?
The international community must act to investigate the evident murder of Jamal Khashoggi, and to amplify Arab voices.
Would your internet activity put you at risk of going to jail in Egypt?
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.
United Nations HRC 39: Oral statement on Egypt’s cybercrime and media regulation law
Our oral statement with APC on the “cybercrime” and media regulation laws in Egypt, delivered by Wafa Ben-Hassine at the 39th session of the U.N. Human Rights Council.
When “cybercrime” laws gag free expression: stopping the dangerous trend across MENA
It’s not just Egypt. Throughout the Middle East and North Africa, laws purportedly aimed at increasing national security are putting human rights at risk.
قانوني “مكافحة الجريمة الإلكترونية” وتنظيم الصحافة والإعلام في مصر انتهاك للحق الأساسي في حرية التعبير
Statement opposing Egypt’s legalization of website blocking and communications surveillance
Leading NGOs are calling for full repeal of Egypt’s “cybercrime” law and a block of the dangerous law regulating media.