Reliable Health Data in the MENA Region: The Hard...

Unlike other countries across other regions, publicly available data from MENA countries about the age, sex, and geographical distribution of COVID-19 cases are lacking.

Narratives and Social Media: Palestinians’ Uphill Battle

Palestinians faced an escalation in the suppression of their voices and narratives through social media platforms—specifically Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok—whether by taking down content, suspending accounts, or even deleting archival stories.

North Sinai’s Information Blackout

One of the most enduring and impactful features of frequent counterterrorism operations and measures in North Sinai has been the repeated shutdown of communications networks throughout the region.


Access to Information in Tunisia

Five years after the law’s passing, how does has it fared, what has implementation looked like, and what efforts are stakeholders taking to improve its track record?

Access to Information Laws in MENA

In a new four-part series, our authors unpack the importance of this right in the MENA region, focusing on Jordan, Tunisia, and Lebanon, and speaking to stakeholders on prospects for reform.

Access to Information in Jordan

Although Jordan has a law to guarantee access to information, its vagueness, exceptions regime, and relationship with the larger legal framework are limitations.

Reports & Briefs

TIMEP and CPJ: Joint UPR Submission on Press Freedom...

TIMEP and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) have submitted a joint stakeholder report ahead of the third cycle of Lebanon’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR), set to take place in January and February 2021.