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Egypt appealed to release jailed Al Jazeera Staff

September 29, 2014 8:12 am0 comments
Egypt appealed to release jailed Al Jazeera Staff

World leaders at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) have highlighted the importance of press freedom, and called on Egypt to release the three jailed Al Jazeera staff. The wrongful imprisonment of Baher Mohamed, Peter Greste and Mohammed Fahmy was raised by US President Obama in his first meeting with […]

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Gulf countries lead in mobile internet access

January 10, 2013 6:31 pm0 comments

The Arab Spring in 2011 prompted many to take notice of the digitally connected youth who spearheaded—and sustained—the political movements in the Middle East and North African countries. These countries have relatively low overall internet penetration. However, the young culture, as well as the experience and coordination of 2011’s events, […]

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