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Egypt Press Freedom

Al Jazeera Journalist Mohamed Fahmy Should Be Released Not Retried in Egypt

Amal Clooney | Posted 03.06.2015 | World
Amal Clooney

Mr. Fahmy has been imprisoned for over a year in a case that shocks the conscience of many observers in Egypt and abroad. We look forward to working constructively with the Egyptian and Canadian authorities in the coming days to reach an agreement for his release as soon as possible.

Sophia Jones

Parents Of Jailed Australian Journalist Ask Egypt's President To Send Their Son Home | Sophia Jones | Posted 11.22.2014 | World

ISTANBUL --The parents of jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste, who is serving a seven-year sentence in Egypt for what have been widely denounced...

Egypt May Further Restrict Media Coverage

Reuters | Posted 01.10.2015 | Media

* Draft being discussed by Council of State, not final -sources * Leaked text would ban all reporting on army without permission ...

Michael Calderone

Egypt Verdict Against Al Jazeera Journalists Sparks Outrage | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.23.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- For nearly six months, supporters of press freedom have called on Egypt to release three imprisoned Al Jazeera English journalists in a wo...

UN Shows Concern For Detained Al Jazeera Journalists

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.31.2014 | Media

The United Nations is criticizing the recent spate of attacks and harassment against journalists in Egypt, it said in a statement released Friday. ...

Journalist: Still No Press Freedom Here

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2014 | Media

* State control of press lives on after revolution * Former editor says he was demoted for critical coverage * Press cou...

297 Killed During Egypt Protests: Human Rights Watch

AP/The Huffington Post | KARIN LAUB and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — At least 297 people have been killed since Egypt's anti-government uprising began two weeks ago, U.S.-based Human Rights Watch told The Asso...

Government Agrees To Major Demands

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SCROLL DOWN FOR UPDATES CAIRO — Egypt's vice president met a broad representation of major opposition groups for the first time Sunday and offered ...