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Egyptian Newspaper Fires Dissident Chief Editor

AP | SALAH NASRAWI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — A leading independent Egyptian daily has fired its chief editor, an outspoken government critic, amid what journalists are calling a sta...

Critics Skewer Arab Regimes for Stifling Press Freedom

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The dust had barely settled following harsh criticism of his government, when Moroccan journalist Taoufik Bouachrine was slapped with a real estate and sales fraud charge and sentenced to six months in prison.