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· February, 2020

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from February, 2020

20 February 2020

Two Iranian rights activists revisit the November 2019 internet shutdown

Advox

“Hundreds of protestors were killed in a matter of three days and most of the world was not aware of what happened.’’

14 February 2020

In Lebanon, journalists and activists who cover protests face threats

Advox

Media professionals have raised their voices against the use of excessive force against them while they are trying to cover the mass protests.

10 February 2020

Jordan's online censorship decisions: Non-transparent and — at times — arbitrary

Advox

The Jordanian government should take steps to ensure that its citizens’ right to online freedom of expression and information are protected.

1 February 2020

To apply for a national ID card in Iran, members of ‘unrecognized’ religious minorities now need to deny their faith

The removal of the "other religions" option from the national ID card application form essentially bars members of certain religious minorities from full citizenship.