Freedom of expression

Mohammad Al-Maskiti – Bill Markzack
The devices of four Jordanian human rights defenders, lawyers, and journalists were hacked with NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware between August 2019 and December 2021. The targets include those working against corruption in Jordan. 
Hind Al Aryani
Confronted with war, devastation and armed groups that rule in the name of religion, more and more young Yemenis are turning towards atheism.
Mariam Seifeddine
Fake accounts are like an unofficial arm of campaigns linked to Hezbollah. These are accounts that omit a name or clear identity, but work in a way that seems coordinated in terms of a unified message and the target.
Reed Matar
The Cairo International Book Fair attracted record crowds, despite the many banned books and silenced voices of writers and publishers. Some have been deported from the country altogether. Meanwhile, the Saudi pavilion had no fears of being accused of extremism.
Eman Adel
“What makes the attack on the film laughable is the fact that it is a remake of the Italian movie Perfect Strangers, which was shown at the 2016 Cairo Film Festival, winning both the Best Screenplay Award and the Golden Pyramid Award for Best Film, and went on to be screened in Egyptian cinema.”
Daraj
The systematic campaign against Judge Bitar was accompanied by a number of fraudulent maneuvers in which the ruling forces managed to evade punishment and to disrupt and obstruct the investigation.
Rana Mamdouh
Kafka meets Orwell in Egypt’s surreal brave new world, where a like, share or post on Facebook may land you behind bars for “supporting terrorism” or “insulting the regime.” We present five case studies.
Alia Ibrahim
“The dark times for those fighting for human rights, freedom of speech and democratic reform are about to get darker, but today a little justice was done to Jamal …”
Siban Hota
Within these days witnessing the continuous escalation between Erdogan and Macron, suddenly you’re afraid of being killed, when you had fled thousands of kilometers away, only to meet them here again as sleeper cells, ready to raise knives and swords to cut any neck.
Hussein Alwaday
The Muslim world’s clash with freedom of expression is long and problematic. The campaign currently spread under the slogan “Anything But God’s Prophet” appears to be another addition to the unnecessary clash between Islam and freedom of expression.
لتصلكم نشرة درج الى بريدكم الالكتروني