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Mixed media exhibit leaves history open for interpretation

  /  July 6, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

Artist Taha Belal detaches text and images from their original contexts in newspapers, magazines and books, proposing different narratives

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Reporters Without Borders beseeches Al-Sisi to ensure freedoms enshrined in constitution

  /  June 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  28 Comments

It is the president’s responsibility to ensure journalists receive the protection they need, says media freedom watchdog

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China state media calls for ‘severe punishment’ for Google, Apple, US tech firms

  /  June 4, 2014  /  Technology  /  17 Comments

US companies such as Yahoo Inc, Cisco Systems Inc, Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc threaten the cyber-security of China and its Internet users, said the People’s Daily on its microblog, in comments echoed on the front page of the English-language China Daily.

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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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44% of presidential elections’ media coverage is ‘positive’: EOHR

  /  May 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Human rights organisation monitors coverage of presidential elections by various media outlets

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Sabahy delivers first national address on state television, vows pursuit of social justice

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

Al-Sisi meets media practitioners to discuss his presidential campaign

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Egypt’s media: Fact, fiction, and farce

  /  May 3, 2014  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

By Mohamed Selim Khalil The world celebrated “Press Freedom Day” 3 May. Yet, are the Egyptian journalists, reporters and media personnel joining their peers worldwide in celebrating the day? I highly doubt it. Many Egyptians, including read the rest…

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Bail denied, court adjourned for Al Jazeera journalists

  /  March 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Trial for imprisoned reporters set to resume next Monday

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Detainee dies of electrocution

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

Detainees’ conditions in Egyptian jails worsen

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Egypt ranks 159th of 180 countries in 2014 World Press Freedom Index

  /  February 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  8 Comments

Egypt’s media underwent a “Brotherisation” and “Sisification” in 2013, according to a new report from Reporters Without Borders

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Gulf states step up policing of online media: watchdog

  /  February 12, 2014  /  Technology  /  1 Comment

Kuwait topped the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries on the press freedom list but dropped 14 points to rank 91st worldwide.

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Media Culpa

  /  February 10, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Mohamed Selim If I had my druthers, the first thing I would have done on the evening of 11 February 2011, would be to restructure and regulate Egypt’s media. Its current state of discord, read the rest…

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European Union latest to condemn crackdown on journalists

  /  February 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

EU voices concern over limitations on media freedom

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UN Human Rights Office urges release of all imprisoned journalists

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

International criticism of the decision to try 20 Al Jazeera employees continues to pour in

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Detained American journalist released

  /  January 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

An American translator detained in Cairo since last Wednesday was released from police custody on Sunday afternoon, while his roommate filmmaker Hossam Meneai was ordered to be held an additional 15 days pending investigation. Meneai, read the rest…

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Conditions deteriorate for Egypt’s journalists

  /  January 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  6 Comments

Members of the press face increased arrests, attacks

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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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Business Media Group organises energy conference

  /  January 19, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The conference will discuss Egypt’s energy situation and will seek to find alternative energy methods

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International journalists condemn detention of Al Jazeera news crew

  /  January 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Cairo-based correspondents, Journalist Syndicate speak out against the crackdown on press freedom

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Al Jazeera journalists’ detention extended

  /  January 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Prosecutor orders 15 more days of detention for imprisoned journalists

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Rafah crossing to open on Wednesday and Thursday

  /  January 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The border crossing has been closed since 27 December

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Detained Al Jazeera journalists face more questioning

  /  January 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Interrogations continue for a trio of journalists accused of terrorism

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Journalists must acquire permit from SEC to cover referendum vote

  /  January 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Supreme Electoral Committee issues rules and regulations regarding vote on draft constitution

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Amr, Esraa and the Travolta Predicament

  /  January 4, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

No doubt, current events in Egypt are testing our understanding as well as the practice of the freedom of speech and the concept of liberties at large. Two articles that I have come across in read the rest…

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Fatah urges Hamas to stop interfering in Arab countries

  /  December 30, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt remains a point of contention bet6ween the rival groups

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Members of Al Jazeera news team arrested

  /  December 30, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Four journalists detained in the latest crackdown on press freedom

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The Bachmann dilemma

  /  December 18, 2013  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

When I got into the newsroom Tuesday morning, a heated discussion between my colleagues was ongoing about whether or not to publish Michele Bachmann’s piece (which was sent to us by her office). Most of read the rest…

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CPJ calls for investigations into killing of journalists

  /  December 11, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The group ranks Egypt as the second deadliest country for journalists in 2013

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Former Al-Ahram chairman released

  /  December 9, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Investigations judge had ordered detention of former Al-Ahram official for 15 days

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Refugees should not participate in domestic politics: UNHCR official

  /  December 2, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

RSM activist highlights hardships Syrian refugees face in Egypt

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