False Freedom
Online Censorship in the Middle East and North Africa

Zarwan, Elijah; Goldstein, Eric; Ghaemi, Hadi; Stork, Joe; PoKempner, Dinah; et al.
Date Written:  2005-11-14
Publisher:  Human Rights Watch, New York, USA
Year Published:  2005
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX8526

This report examines internet censorship policy and how theIinternet has transformed the accessibility of information mainly in the countries of Egypt, Iran, Syria, and Tunisia. When examining each country the following is considered: government policies on Internet access, theIinternet's role in affecting freedom of expression, restrictive laws and cases in which individuals have been detained for their online activities.

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