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Al-Sisi is a fan of mass roundups and arbitrary detentions, according to RSF
Three people who served as duty editors on the pro-Kurdish Free Agenda daily have been arrested on charges of “terror propaganda.” Critics say it’s the latest attempt by the government to intimidate journalists.
More than 600 days of detention without trial for the journalist
Documented violations occurred mostly in Cairo, with security forces largest contributor to violations
Last year, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) put the number of jailed journalists in Egypt’s prisons at 12 at least, calling the country one of the world’s worst ten jailers of journalists.
Different countries have different circumstances, say Press Syndicate officials; fiancée of imprisoned Al Jazeera journalist says ‘our struggle is the same’
“Political situation does not justify President Al-Sisi’s repressive policies,” says watchdog
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi meets with Egyptian editors, discusses economic policies and challenges facing the country
Abdel Rahman Shaheen has been in custody without charges for three months
It is the president’s responsibility to ensure journalists receive the protection they need, says media freedom watchdog
Participants decry dangerous conditions under which they operate
Human Rights Watch, Reporters Without Borders criticise limits on free expression
At least 18 foreign journalists and 22 Syrian news providers are currently abducted or missing.
Reporters Without Borders decries continued targeting of journalists
Journalists attacked by former president Mohamed Morsi’s supporters
The non-profit organisation said it was alarmed that shutting down religious channels was one of the first steps taken by the new authorities
Unal said Saturday that he had been detained by Syrian soldiers and held in solitary confinement in an Aleppo prison
Pakistani newspapers accused of undermining Afghan government