Middle East & No. Africa
See also: 2013 briefing note on Business & Human Rights in the Middle East & North Africa
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Middle East & North Africa: Telecommunication cos. Ooredoo & Etisalat backslide in Ranking Digital Rights benchmark
Author: Afef Abrougui, Ranking Digital Rights
"Arab region’s telecommunications companies fail to respect users’ digital rights", 12 Jun 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Technology and Human Rights Technology and Human Rights: Digital Freedom
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Author: Jordan Times
"WEF tackles 4th industrial revolution, need for regional education to keep pace", 8th April 2019...
Conflict and mass displacement increase child labour: findings from the first global report on child labour in the Arab States
Author: ILO, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Arab Council for Childhood and Development (ACCD), Arab Labour Organisation (ALO),League of Arab States (LAS)
Conflict and crisis in the Middle East and North Africa has led to an increase in child labour across the region, including in children’s involvement in armed conflict and other illicit activities, a new report finds....
Saudi Arabia: Digital activist calls for open, decentralized platforms that don’t archive or sell users’ information
Author: Manal Al-Sharif, The New York Times (USA)
"The Dangers of Digital Activism", 16 Sep 2018...
Human Rights at Sea & other leading NGOs express concerns over the ongoing handling of the Mediterranean crisis in open letter to UNHCR
Author: Alarmphone, Human Rights at Sea, Jugend Rettet, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Mission Lifeline, Proactiva Open Arms, Pro Asyl, Sea-Eye, Sea-Watch
"Human Rights at Sea has joined nine other leading NGOs in an open letter to UNHCR over the ongoing handling of the Mediterranean crisis.", 31 July 2018...