Latest posts by Neil Sadler
22 April 2013
The Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression, in Egypt, issued a “legal guide to digital security” as part of its digital freedoms programme. The guide was produced for campaigners and human rights activists and lawyers interested in freedom of digital expression and the confidentiality of communications and information stored on mobile phones, computers or any other device used to store or distribute data or information.أصدرت، اليوم، مؤسسة حرية الفكر والتعبير "دليل الأمن الرقمي القانوني" وذلك فى إطار عمل برنامج الحريات الرقمية. يستهدف الدليل النشطاء والمدافعين عن حقوق الإنسان والمحامين المهتمين بحرية التعبير الرقمي وبسرية الاتصالات والمعلومات الموجودة على الهواتف المحمولة، أو أجهزة الحاسوب، أو أي من الأجهزة التي يتم استخدامها في حفظ البيانات أو المعلومات أو في نشرها.
25 March 2013
The Egyptian Institute for Freedom of Thought and Expression issued its first statement on digital freedom, a simplified research paper to propose definitions for digital rights and related principles which the paper summarised as: universal access, freedom of opinion and expression, the right to privacy, and the right to creativity, development and innovation.
27 September 2012
After the success of their first event, the Inkitab Group which works to promote reading, will hold their second used book fair in the Jordanian capital Amman on October 1, 2012.
16 July 2012
Recent kidnappings carried out since the outbreak of the Syrian revolution have made abduction a constant threat once again and drawn new attention to the issue of Lebanon's missing people.
3 July 2012
The news of Brigadier General Manaf Mustapha Tlas' defection causes a vocal reaction from supporters and the opposition in Syria's streets and on Facebook. Rami al-Hamis summarises the response for us
22 June 2012
I have found no better summary of the current intriguing and backstabbing between the religious establishment on one side and their secularist counterparts on the other than a caricature, distributed first by the Islamists over Facebook, then altered by the other side to show their point of view.
18 June 2012
Coordinators of the youth opposition organised a demonstration held after Friday prayers on May 18, which saw opposition protestors leave the Saudi Mosque in the capital Nouakchott in a march headed towards the Ministry of Interior. The demonstration was forcefully suppressed by security forces using tear gas.