Free Speech in the Middle East and North Africa: 2015 in Review | Electronic Frontier Foundation

For an increasing number of Internet users in parts of the Middle East, posting to social media is a liability, a risk not worth taking. Since the 2011 uprisings, the region has seen an increase in laws governing online speech, as well as an increase in arrests related to political speech. 2015 has been a particularly bad year for those wishing to speak freely about their governments.

Source: Free Speech in the Middle East and North Africa: 2015 in Review | Electronic Frontier Foundation