Internet shutdowns in MENA in 2022: continued abuses and impunity
In 2022, authorities across the Middle East and North Africa shutdown the internet 37 times — with Iran hitting the kill switch a staggering 18 times.
Five years in a row: India is 2022’s biggest internet shutdowns offender
In 2022, India shut down the internet at least 84 times — more than any country, for the fifth consecutive year. Read “Weapons of control, shields of impunity: Internet shutdowns in 2022.”
Resurging internet shutdowns in 2022: weapons of control, shields of impunity
People need the internet during emergencies: #KeepItOn in Iraq
Authorities in Iraq must immediately reinstate full internet access — including social media — across the nation. #KeepItOn
Internet shutdowns in Algeria and Sudan: damaging practices during exceptional circumstances
Shutting down the internet to prevent cheating on exams is not efficient or effective. Rather, shutdowns hurt human rights, disrupt public affairs, and cause huge financial losses that compound the longer the shutdown lasts.
Report: the state of internet shutdowns
Access Now’s STOP project documented 196 cases of internet shutdowns worldwide in 2018. Read the complete report to learn about internet shutdowns and how the #KeepItOn coalition fights back.
العراق فرض “حظر التجول” على الإنترنت في امتحانات المدارس، ووزارة الاتصالات تنفي
السلطات العراقية تقطع الأنترنت من جديد لمدة 10 أيام بسبب الإمتحانات
Iraq imposes internet “curfew” for school exams, but says it has no intention to cut internet
Iraq is imposing curfew-style internet shutdowns, where the internet is shut down repeatedly, routinely blacking out online communications on an ongoing basis.
We need to stop shutting down the internet for school exams
A, B, C, or D — all of the above? Governments worldwide are shutting down the internet to prevent exam cheating.