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Digital Authoritarianism Is Rising in the Middle East

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A paper from BKC affiliate Helmi Noman and Internet Monitor offers insight into current events in the Middle East. An article from Foreign Policy in Focus quotes the study:

“State censors block access to views and reporting on the bilateral and intraregional conflicts that dispute or contradict their own narratives, demonstrating limited tolerance to debate or coverage unaligned with the state viewpoint.” 

Read the article and read the Internet Monitor Study

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Internet Monitor's aim is to evaluate, describe, and summarize the means, mechanisms, and extent of Internet content controls and Internet activity around the world. More