2 - 8 December: Digital Rights Weekly Update


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"Wafa" monitors incitement and racism in the Israeli media (Arabic)


The Palestinian News and Information Agency (Wafa) monitored incitement and racism in the Israeli media between November 27 and December 3. In its 284 report, Wafa provides monitoring and documentation of inflammatory and racist discourse in the Israeli visual, written and audio media, and some pages on social media accounts of political and legal figures in Israeli society.



Palestine Mobile Network Experience Report (English)

Open Signal

In this report we examine the mobile network experience of the two main mobile network operators in Palestine — Jawwal and Ooredoo — over a period of 90 days starting on August 1, 2022 and ending on October 29, 2022, to see how they fared. When compared to the global mobile experience, Palestine has a lot of room for improvement due to relying solely on 2G and 3G networks. Palestinian operators have not yet launched 4G.



Campaign to Combat Violence Against Women in Palestine: "A Path, Not a Slogan" (Arabic)

Al-Quds Al-Arabi

7amleh, the Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media, published a new research titled "Gender Violence in the Palestinian Digital Space", which aims to monitor, understand and analyze the phenomenon of gender-based violence in the Palestinian digital space, directed primarily against women. The research titled "Violated Network" highlighted the need to ensure a safe, fair and free digital space for all by preserving the digital rights of individuals, which are an extension of human rights in reality, and also the need to know the extent of how gender-based violence is reflected in digital space, and its impact on gender-based violence in reality.




Farha: 'Smear campaign' targets Netflix film depicting Nakba (English)


Hundreds of spam accounts have left negative reviews of the film Farha on the movie rating site IMDb, in what appears to be an organised campaign. Streaming on Netflix and set during the Nakba of 1948, the film revolves around a teenage girl who watches Zionist militias kill her entire family, including a baby. Jordanian director Darin Sallam says her debut feature is based on actual events, which she first heard about from her Palestinian father.



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