Latest in Highlight
“We don’t want police mentality in our newspaper”
Journalists held on trial for alleged links to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)
Protesters disrupt Ukrainian president’s speech on press freedom
Charges were pending for six months
Israeli court rules Rachel Corrie’s death by a bulldozer not intentional.
By Mohaammed Aly Ibrahim, former editor of the Egyptian Gazette and AlGoumhoria newspapers For decades Egyptians were kept on a tight rein. Our leaders used “democracy” as chewing gum before TV cameras then threw it away upon leaving interviews or press conferences. Either in dictatorship or in the incumbent so-called democracy, the concept of people’s …
The recent austerity measures taken by the government have included raising taxes and deep cuts to services like public health care.