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The Meta-Israel nexus: Silencing Palestinian voices in the digital landscape
The Meta-Israel nexus: Silencing Palestinian voices in the digital landscape 20 March 2024 Eric Sype

Meta is complicit in the oppression, and now plausible genocide, of the Palestinian people. With over 30,000 Palestinians killed, much of Gaza’s infrastructure destroyed and the threat of widespread famine looming, Meta’s platforms have played a role in creating the digital space that led to this real-world catastrophe.

Genocide in the digital age: What role do social media companies play?
Genocide in the digital age: What role do social media companies play? 20 March 2024 Marwa Fatafta

In January the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered provisional measures in the case brought by South Africa against Israel, determining the plausibility of genocide committed by Israel against the Palestinian people in Gaza. The case raises serious questions about tech companies' role, responsibilities or complicity when their services are used directly or indirectly for spreading incitement to violence and genocide.

"Israel has killed over 10% of our colleagues”: Journalists in Palestine speak out about being systematically targeted in the war
"Israel has killed over 10% of our colleagues”: Journalists in Palestine speak out about being systematically targeted in the war 12 March 2024 APCNews

IFEX, 7amleh, the Palestine Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) and APC recently co-organised a webinar on the issue of the targeting of journalists in Palestine, with several local voices sharing the reality from the ground and what can be done.

Upcoming webinar on The Silencing Act: Journalism in Palestine
Upcoming webinar on The Silencing Act: Journalism in Palestine 27 February 2024 APCNews

The objective of the webinar, taking place on 6 March, is to highlight local voices and stories to inform the work and positions of our networks in relation to the conflict in Gaza and the human rights situation in Palestine, with a focus on freedom of expression.

"This attack has brought all human rights frameworks into question”: Experts speak about genocide and the internet in Gaza
"This attack has brought all human rights frameworks into question”: Experts speak about genocide and the internet in Gaza 19 December 2023 APCNews

7amleh, SMEX and APC organised a webinar to commemorate Human Rights Day and discuss the ongoing violations affecting civil society, the internet and communications in Gaza. Several civil society experts weighed in on pressing issues of concern in the current crisis. 

Upcoming webinar on Gaza: Genocide and the Internet
Upcoming webinar on Gaza: Genocide and the Internet 05 December 2023 APCNews

7amleh, SMEX and APC are hosting a webinar on Monday, 11 December to commemorate Human Rights Day and to shed light on the ongoing violations that are affecting civil society organisations, the internet and communications infrastructure in Gaza and internet spaces in general.

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