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Cairo: 30 December 2013 The Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) today denounced the judgment issued by an Emirati court to imprison two human rights advocates and online activists on the backdrop of the use of the Internet to peacefully express their opinions and to expose encroachments committed, by Emirati authorities, against detainees. Abu Dhabi Federal Court, during a hearing held on December 25, sentenced human rights advocate “Mohamed […]

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Google’s latest Gmail tweak makes viewing photos in Gmail easier for you—and the process of tracking you via emailed images much more difficult for marketers and advertisers. Google on Thursday updated its Gmail service so that you’ll never have to click that pesky “Display images below” link again. Gmail will now automatically display images in email, the catch being that Google will host those images on its own servers. Prior […]

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Update: Twitter has reversed the following changes after a significant number of users voiced their outrage on the service. “We believe this is not ideal, largely due to the retaliation against blocking users by blocked users (and sometimes their friends) that often occurs,” the company said.  An update to Twitter’s blocking policy changes exactly how blocked users can interact with the users who have blocked them. Bear with us for a moment […]

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It appears Google is making some concessions for developers who are not keen on forcing their users to have a Google+ account to use their apps. Google+ Sign-In now supports all Google account types, including Google Apps users and those without a Google+ profile. This seems incongruent with recent updates to Google services that force users to have a Google+ profile on the company’s so-called social network in order to […]

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Cairo , October 17th , 2010 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information issued the eighth issue of Wasla ” A Close up on The City”. The theme is to present the city as conceived by Arab bloggers. The city was chosen as a theme as a change of direction as the political incidents and the social issues usually dominated Wasla’s content and thereby deferring creative and artistic posts. It […]

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Cairo October 7th , 2010 The Arabic Network was deeply disturbed by the news that the Saudi authorities blocked al-We’aam newspaper website and arrested the editor, Turki al-Ruki, on the backdrop of a misprint that was promptly corrected. Nevertheless, the Saudi authorities arbitrarily blocked the site and arrested the editor. News that the kingdom welcomes nomination of al-Malki was published on the news paper site, on 3/10/2010, referring wrongly to […]

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The Arabic Network for Human Rights (ANHRI), organized a symposium on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 entitled “pornography websites between rejection and support”. The parliamentary Mohamed Khalil Quetta, Mr. Nizar Ghurab, the lawyer who has filed a case to block the porn websites, and Mr. Ashraf Baroudi the Judge in the Court of Appeal of Alexandria, have participated in the symposium. Mr. Abdul Jalil Elcharnoubi, a journalist and manager of Ikhwan […]

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Cairo 27/10/2009 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, ANHRI, said today, that Tunisia has received three blows on Sunday 25/10/2009. The control of president, “Zine El Abidine Ben Ali” on the reins of power in Tunisia is asserted for a fifth term ending in 2014, in a formal election whose results were prepared and known in advance. The formalities and measures taken for Ben Ali’s stay in power for […]

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Cairo 26/10/2009 Egypt : Police Bias To TV Channel “AlKahira Wa AlNas” At The Expense Of Law Violation Of The Freedom Of Expression Of The Internet Activist “Tamer Azab” And Connivance Of Violation Of Intellectual Property The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, ANHRI, strongly denounces the incident that the police officer “Walid Abd Al Salam” led a force breaking into the house of “Tamer Azab”, an internet activist, and […]

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The Ministry Of Transportation In Kuwait Controls Blogs And Web Sites. The Arabic Network For Human Rights Information Requests The Kuwaiti Government To Reconsider And Respect The Citizens’ Right To Express Cairo , 29/9/2009 The Arabic Network For Human Rights Information, ANHRI, warns of the gravity of the news spreading that the Kuwaiti ministry of transportation is monitoring blogs and web sites. It is an alarming precedent ,offensive to freedom […]

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