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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  /  No 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  /  2 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  /  1 Comment

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  /  3 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  /  1 Comment

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  /  1 Comment

Organisation calls on prosecution to investigate defendants’ torture allegations

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‘I was so incredibly scared’

and   /  February 8, 2014  /  interviews  /  2 Comments

Dutch journalist Rena Netjes speaks to Daily News Egypt about charges, consular assistance, and her departure from Egypt

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Detentions renewed for journalist arrested on revolution anniversary

  /  February 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Lawyers prevented from attending journalist’s investigation

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Journalists protest Egypt jailing of Jazeera colleagues

  /  February 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The detained journalists, who have been locked up for more than a month, include Peter Greste, an award-winning Australian reporter who previously worked for the BBC and who lives in the Kenyan capital.

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Egypt to try 20 Al-Jazeera journalists

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

AFP  – Egyptian prosecutors on Wednesday referred to trial 20 journalists working with Al-Jazeera television network, including four foreigners accused of “airing false news.” The 16 Egyptians have been charged with belonging to a “terrorist read the rest…

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Government accountability a must: CPJ MENA head

  /  January 27, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

DNE interviews Middle East and North Africa Program Coordinator at Committee to Protect Journalists

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Journalism in Egypt, a dangerous business

  /  January 26, 2014  /  In Focus  /  4 Comments

On Saturday, while thousands of Egyptians were celebrating the third anniversary of the 25 January Revolution in Tahrir square, Daily News Egypt reporter Basil El-Dabh was experiencing a “citizen arrest” for recording the celebrations. The read the rest…

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Eleven attacks on journalists during referendum coverage: AFTE

  /  January 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Organisation calls on state to abide by ratified international treaties and conventions

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CPJ calls on Mansour to release journalists

  /  January 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

International correspondents join calls for press freedoms and express concern for imprisoned journalists

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FJP journalists protest newspaper’s shut-down

  /  December 28, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Press Syndicate condemns the decision to shut-down the newspaper

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Iraq journalists killed in suicide assault on TV: police

  /  December 23, 2013  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Some journalists managed to escape the building, while others were still trapped inside.

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Military police arrests two photojournalists

  /  December 7, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Journalists accused of vandalising military property

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Journalists in Egypt continue to face harassment

  /  November 5, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Numerous attacks on journalists outside the Police Academy on Monday were reported

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Update: Morsi supporters attacked in Alexandria

  /  November 4, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

16 arrested in violence around a pro-Morsi protest

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Egypt journalist jailed for impersonating army officer

  /  November 1, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

AFP – An Egyptian military court has sentenced a journalist to a year in prison for impersonating an army officer over the phone, his newspaper and wife said on Thursday. The ruling against Hatem Abul read the rest…

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Arrest of Ismailia journalist condemned

  /  October 28, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Mostafa Diab was arrested on Sunday while filming a student protest

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Syrian photojournalist’s arrest condemned

  /  October 27, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

ANHRI condemns “mistreatment” of Syrian refugees in Egypt

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Amnesty International demands Abu Deraa’s ‘immediate and unconditional’ release

  /  September 28, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Rights group condemns military trial for journalist

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