NSO Group’s surveillance software has been at the heart of Abu Dhabi and Riyadh’s digital crackdown on dissent at home and abroad.
In recent years, the Modi government has repeatedly used the UAPA against rights activists, students and journalists critical of the state. Now, some are challenging the law's constitutionality.
The disappearance of Ahmed Samir Santawy is the latest in a disturbing pattern of intimidation and harassment of academics and researchers by Egyptian authorities.
An independent database has documented the staggering rise of sedition cases against Indian citizens since the BJP came to power.
Dhabiya Khamis al Muhairi said UAE authorities barred her from travelling from Dubai to Cairo because of her criticism towards the UAE-Israel normalisation deal.
Tongliao city police have unveiled headshots and descriptions of 129 suspects alongside a $150 reward for leads in a bid to squash protests by ethnic Mongolians against a new policy that can endanger the Mongolian language.
Oman reportedly offered pardons to opposition figures in a bid to foster national unity – but one dissident has suggested otherwise.
A number of rights groups have raised concerns surrounding the circumstances of al Shehi’s death, who was the latest victim of a protracted effort to quash dissent in the Kingdom.
Before Mnangagwa's return on Monday, the government intensified its crackdown on dissent by charging the leader of the country's largest labor organization with subversion, as the courts ruled that the shutdown of the internet was illegal.
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