Archive ‘Internet Issues’ Category

Cairo: 23 August, 2014  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounces the imprisonment of a citizen for 7 days, dated the 23rd of August, 2014, pending investigation- by the Bahraini authorities- due to an accusation of insulting the Rashidun Caliphs (Righteously Guided Caliphs) on his Instagram website. This imprisonment came as a prelude to referring him to the court.  The Department of Cybercrime has filed a complaint with […]

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Cairo: 20 August 2014 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) deprecates the closure of Libya Al-Wataniya and Libya Al-Rasmia channels on Tuesday, August 19, following the authorities’ request from the Nilesat to halt transmission of them, as they are being taken over by the Islamists. The Libyan authorities have requested from the Nilesat to suspend the transmission of ‘Libya Al-Wataniya’, which had been under the control of the […]

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Cairo: 7 August 2014  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) releases the 18th issue of the second publication of Wasla newspaper, following two-month suspension owing to the confiscation of the 17th issue. It addresses the writings of bloggers as well as the comments and tweets of the online activists about the economic and political situation in Egypt. Also, it includes comments related to the World Cup events along […]

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Cairo: 7 August 2014 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), today, announces the release of a new manual on the “right to exchange information” in order to explain this concept. The guide addresses the crisis of information in Egypt and how to solve it in order to make the right to exchange information a fundamental and activated. The 39 pages pocket-size manual includes a clear and detailed definition […]

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Cairo: 19 June, 2014 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) today denounced the Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s threat to close “Al-Arabyia” and “Al-Arabiya Al Hadath” channels, days after the Ministry of Communications of Iraq (MoC) had issued its decree to block social networking sites; “Facebook”, “Twitter”, and  ”WhatsUp” Application top them. Ministry of Communications of Iraq (MoC) ordered to block social networking sites in all parts of […]

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Cairo: 15 June, 201 Communique No. 8797- 2014, Misdemeanor Osim Defendant Khaled Mohamed Al-Shazly “Print house worker” Accusations: 1-Having publications that promote a terrorist group raising sedition, driving a wedge between the people, and inciting to the overthrow of the regime, besides incitement to violate the laws. 2- Managing a print house without a license. 3- Inaugurating a print house without providing a prior written notice to the Governor. 4- […]

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Cairo: 15 June, 2014 Today, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said that security bodies confiscated yesterday evening Wasla newspaper released by it from the printing house. They also detained the printing house’s worker and seized all the newspaper’s copies along with the printing supplies. In contravention of the Egyptian Constitution, security bodies precluded the lawyers to check the arrest warrant or to be informed with the details […]

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Cairo: 1 June 2014 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) released the 16th issue of the second production of Wasla newspaper today, the 1stof June, 2014. The issue tackles the writings of bloggers, besides comments and tweets of the Internet users about the situation in Egypt and the Arab world. The 16th issue, which entitled “His Majesty the King”, takes in a number of blogs that addresses the […]

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Cairo: 21 May 2014 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) announces the release of the 15th issue of the second publication of Wasla newspaper, dated the 15th of May, 2014. The writings of bloggers, comments and tweets of Internet activists about the situation in Egypt and the Arab world are tackled in this issue. The 15th issue, which entitled “Long Live Mayada’s Smile”, takes in a number of […]

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Cairo: 20 April, 2014 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) today announced the release of a new guide in the series “A Guide to Publication Cases”, which is about the micro-blogging site “Twitter”. It clarifies the legal situation of what is being published on Twitter, which has widely spread in the Arab world to become one of the most frequent causes of prosecutions of its tweeps. This is […]

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