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Amnesty International warns of photojournalist’s ongoing detention

  /  September 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Mahmoud Abu Zied has been imprisoned since 14 August 2013

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Journalist who shot ‘Helwan Brigades’ video arrested

  /  September 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry of Interior says it located her ‘hiding place’ in an Alexandria apartment

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NGO condemns assault on journalist by Al-Ahram security

  /  August 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The journalist staged a sit-in in objection to his suspension, but Al-Ahram chairman says he was never hired

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Former Press Syndicate chairman’s detention appealed

  /  August 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Al-Wali had been ordered detained for 15 days in tandem with investigations into charges related to corruption

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Judiciary responds to international criticism of Al Jazeera conviction

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“Their rights and freedoms were never violated or infringed upon at any time,” says International Cooperation Department

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Central African Republic: killings in the time of transition

  /  July 13, 2014  /  In Focus  /  2 Comments

Peace eludes nation in a rocky political transition

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Convicted journalist appealing prison sentence: Lawyer

  /  June 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Journalist is charged with inciting sectarian strife and reporting false news

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Facts are stubborn things

  /  June 29, 2014  /  Opinion  /  32 Comments

On 5 March 1770, British soldiers killed five civilians in Boston, Massachusetts in what Americans would call the “Boston Massacre”. The incident happened within the larger context of escalating polarisation between factions calling for American read the rest…

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Al-Jazeera Trial and Sisi’s Era

  /  June 25, 2014  /  Opinion  /  3 Comments

“Shocking, appalling, preposterously unjust.” These are excerpts of angry global reactions to the harsh prison sentences of three journalists for Al-Jazeera English by an Egyptian court. Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and Australian Peter Greste were sentenced to seven read the rest…

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Journalist sentenced to 5 years in prison for inciting sectarianism

  /  June 24, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Bishoy Armia charged with “reporting misinformation” and “depicting sectarian oppression”

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We must respect judicial rulings: Al-Sisi

  /  June 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  36 Comments

Egyptian foreign ministry “strongly rejects” foreign comments on Al-Jazeera journalists’ sentencing; US calls on Al-Sisi to pardon sentenced defendants

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International human rights groups respond to Elshamy’s release

  /  June 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

HRW, Amnesty international say journalist’s release is a “relief”, criticise ongoing investigation

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Press Syndicate tracks violations against journalists during elections

  /  May 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Press Syndicate’s operations room has documented dozens of violations against journalists during presidential elections

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Hisham Mubarak Law Centre registers hunger strikes

  /  May 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Two activists start hunger strike in support of detained journalists

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MENA country director deported from Ethiopia

  /  May 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Egyptian foreign ministry says no explanation was provided by the Ethiopian side and demanded one

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Release Elshamy immediately: Amnesty International

  /  May 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Human rights watchdog demands hunger-striking journalist’s release after being moved to solitary confinement

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Al Jazeera’s Elshamy could ‘die within a few days’: Doctor

  /  May 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Journalist in critical condition as hunger strike reaches 111 days

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Journalists in Egypt ‘have become a target from all sides’: Rights groups

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Two rights groups release statements condemning ongoing attacks on journalists

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Family of journalist held in Egypt says health worsening

  /  April 9, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

The family of an Al-Jazeera journalist detained in Egypt for nearly eight months called for his immediate release

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Two Spanish journalists freed in Syria: press

  /  March 30, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  3 Comments

AFP - Two Spanish journalists taken hostage by an Al-Qaeda-linked group last year have been freed, the Spanish daily El Mundo reported Sunday. “At 21:27 (Spanish time 2027 GMT Saturday) veteran El Mundo Middle East correspondent read the rest…

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Twenty-two year old journalist killed during Friday clashes

  /  March 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Al-Dostour’s Mayada Ashraf is the tenth journalist killed in Egypt since 2011

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Friday clashes leave 5 dead

  /  March 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Morsi supporters protest Al-Sisi’s presidential bid

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FJP Journalist imprisoned for rallying

  /  March 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Journalist sentenced to hard labour alongside nine others, Press Syndicate calls on Prosecutor General to postpone punishment

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Hunger-striking journalist’s detention renewed for 45 days

  /  March 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Abdullah El-Shamy, detained since August, to remain in prison

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Swedish-British journalist gunned down in Kabul

  /  March 11, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

The Swedish ambassador to Afghanistan Peter Semneby identified the dead man as radio journalist Nils Horner, 51.

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Canadian journalist killed in Syria: Activists

  /  March 10, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  2 Comments

AFP – A Canadian photojournalist, Ali Mustafa, has been killed in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, activists said. An official in the Aleppo opposition provincial capital said Mustafa, a freelancer who sold pictures to read the rest…

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Two journalists released, third has detention extended 15 days

  /  March 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Feras Shamsan and Karim Al-Behairy released on Monday, while Ahmed Fouad remains in custody

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ANHRI condemns continuing detention of journalist arrested on revolution anniversary

  /  February 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Kareem Al-Behairi has been held at a CSF camp on Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road since his arrest

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Update: Human rights organisations decry alleged ‘savage’ torture and sexual assault of detainees

  /  February 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  32 Comments

Prosecutor general releases 55 detainees on hefty bail and stresses there aren’t any “political” detainees in custody

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ANHRI decries ‘savage’ torture allegations from detainees

  /  February 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  60 Comments

Organisation calls on prosecution to investigate defendants’ torture allegations

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