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Stories about Middle East & North Africa
21 February 2017
Almost six years after the regime's ousting, and despite having a constitution that grants all citizens the right to privacy, Tunisia's privacy law still do not meet international standards.
18 February 2017
State-sponsored Iranian hackers targetting civil human rights users have a new virus targeting Apple computers.
"[The decreasing number of men] exacerbates the problem and negatively affects young women and families, given the social norms that stigmatize unmarried women, divorcees, or even widows."
17 February 2017
13 February 2017
The Egyptian government is looking to women preachers as part of its campaign to reform religious discourse, but many are unhappy with the move.
12 February 2017
Gasem al-Hamad and his family live in California, safe from the war, but now Hamad's brother is stuck in Jordan. It's unknown when the family may be reunited.
10 February 2017
Cameroon's Internet regional shutdown enters its third week, Ukraine prosecutes two men for "separatist" speech on Vkontakte and Algerian lawyers are told to stop using social media.
One blogger, three passports and the intricate international relations of the Caucasus region. This gets pretty complicated.
8 February 2017
In airports and law offices around the United States, legal advocates and grassroots activists have found common ground in the fight against President Trump's Executive Order on Immigration.
After completing a five-year prison sentence for Facebook posts about religion on Facebook, the Judiciary has sent Soheil Babadi into internal exile in southern Iran.
To the wider public, the practices of the “Jewish National Fund” aren't well-known. But you can't understand Israel's colonization of Palestinian land without knowing the JNF.
"There are women that are being killed without doing anything wrong, and people are using this law to justify the killing these women."
7 February 2017
3 February 2017
2 February 2017
US border agents demand social media data from travelers, Venezuela arrests Bitcoin users attempting to get around currency devaluation, and Myanmar advocates push back on 'Big Brother' law.
Despite all the risks, many Syrian families see no choice, other than to flee their homeland for Lebanon and subject their children to labor abroad.
31 January 2017
Algerian Blogger Merzoug Touati Could Face 25 Years in Jail for Interviewing an Israeli Official on YouTube
The interview focuses on Algerian government accusations that foreign powers stoked protests against austerity measures in the country. Blogger Merzoug Touati is charged with "exchanging intelligence with a foreign power."