Tag: freedoms

Op-ed review: Controversial local affairs related to rights, freedoms

Egyptian writers commented on variety of local affairs in Sunday’s newspapers

Amira El-Fekki Amira El-Fekki

State of emergency will not be used in restraining general freedoms: PM

The state of emergency is indispensable at this time, Abdel Aal 

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Private TV channel Rotana Masriya suspends 2 political programmes 

Sources at the channel claim new administrative policy will self-censor content

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr

Renowned TV presenter Ibrahim Eissa suspends his talk show due to ambiguous ‘pressures’ 

2016 witnessed a number of media gags and suspensions of talks shows…

Toqa Ezzidin Toqa Ezzidin

Press Syndicate case criminal, unrelated to freedom of speech: Al-Sisi

These comments are the first by the president on the topic since…

Amira El-Fekki Amira El-Fekki

Where does Egypt stand on its commitments to improving human rights?

Despite the president portraying a positive image to the general assembly, a…

Amira El-Fekki Amira El-Fekki

Egypt also bans burkini, but no one bats an eye

The burkini is banned in several places in a country where the…

Toqa Ezzidin Toqa Ezzidin

Parliament’s Human Rights Committee and NCHR: two legitimate human rights bodies obstructed

As the state and its affiliates remain reluctant to discuss human rights,…

Amira El-Fekki Amira El-Fekki

EIPR warns of lack of state deterrent measures in sectarian strife cases

Condemning recent attack on Copts in Minya, EIPR claims 77 incidents of…

Amira El-Fekki Amira El-Fekki