Tag: freedom of speech

Novelist Ahmed Nagy granted temporary release after court suspends prison sentence

The writer will be subject to a travel ban until a hearing…

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Court upholds charges of insulting Islam against writer Fatima Naoot

Naoot receives a reduced suspended sentence of six months

Amira El-Fekki Amira El-Fekki

Egypt’s 21st century witch-hunts

Imagine this: you are sitting, sipping a cup of coffee in the…

Mohanad Elsangary Mohanad Elsangary

MP dismissed for ‘insulting’ speaker during session on freedom of speech

Abdul Aal designated Monday’s session for MPs to discuss and express their…

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782 documented violations against journalists in 2015

Worst conditions for freedom of speech highlighted by Press Syndicate amid hopes…

Amira El-Fekki Amira El-Fekki

Shawkan’s trial ‘one outrage after the other’: CPJ

Court adjourned detained photojournalist’s trial to 26 March, as defence lawyers expect…

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Citizen X speaks to Al-Sisi

Dear Mr Al-Sisi, This letter will do something you are not used…

Amr Khalifa Amr Khalifa

‘Condoms’ video maker supported by human rights’ defenders after colleague backs out

Reporter and actor slammed by local media in defence of police force

Amira El-Fekki Amira El-Fekki

Distribution of inflated condoms on 25 January anniversary stirs public anger

Actor criticised for distributing inflated condoms to police defends himself citing curtailment…

Amira El-Fekki Amira El-Fekki

Fatima Naoot sentenced to 3 years for ‘insulting Islam’

The writer was charged with contempt of religion

Amira El-Fekki Amira El-Fekki