Executive summary In this report, ARTICLE 19 examines the impact and implications of blockchain technology for the right to freedom of expression. Blockchains can be generally thought of as a technology to securely store data, using unique properties of cryptography.
Demonstrations have been spreading throughout major Iranian cities for the last 5 days. The presence of Iranian women and taking leadership by them has taken men by surprise. (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1557949151191225/) Internet connection has been slowed down or disconnected in cities more
“Death to the dictator,”“Death to high prices,” “Reza Shah, god bless your soul,”“Death to unemployment, and “Incompetent officials, resign, resign” were among the slogans demonstrators shouted out while protesting in Isfahan, Karaj and Rasht. Numerous videos of the protests have
Strikes that started this morning, from Tehran’s Bazazar sparked demonstrations across Tehran and some other major cities. It is reported that the demos are dragging into the night, after Iran’s National soccer team left the tournaments despite a great challenge.
A priority for those in Iran seeking re-integration into the international economy has been banking reforms that conform to globally accepted standards. But hardline factions oppose the reforms as surrender to US-led financial institutions and their views have been reinforced
As the U.S. moves to reimpose sanctions on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is working behind the scenes to undermine the effort. How President Trump responds could determine whether his strategy to put maximum pressure on the Islamic Republic will
Following the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Paris Climate Accord, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is the third multilateral agreement that the current United States administration has withdrawn from. The administration has also put in jeopardy other multilateral arrangements
All the leaders in all countries of the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen are in a unique position to be able to implement an innovative preventive field-tested approach to ensure peace and prosperity for Yemen and in all countries throughout the entire Middle
Remarks Mike Pompeo Secretary of State The Heritage Foundation Washington, DC May 21, 2018 https://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2018/05/282301.htm MS JAMES: Good morning. (Applause.) Welcome to the Heritage Foundation. My name is Kay James and I have the honor of being the president here.