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Journalists, intellectuals, and public figures called to change part of Article 98 in the press law, during a conference entitled “No To Inquisition” in the Press Syndicate on Tuesday.
The Egyptian military on Tuesday released the journalist Hūsām Bahgat, hours beore planned demonstrations in Cairo, London and other cities to call for his freedom.
When Jon Stewart appeared on Bāsem Yūsuf's satirical news Al Bernāmeg in 2013, he told his Egyptian host that satire “doesn't get me into the kind of trouble it gets you into.”
The Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) affirmed Monday that reforming the legislative and regulatory structure of the press and the media in Egypt is the only way to avoid cases where breaches of privacy rights conflict with freedom of expression and the public's right to...
A journalist and the editor-in-chief of a newspaper run by state-owned Akhbār al-Yawm news organization were referred to a criminal court on Saturday for publishing and writing an article with “obscene sexual content”.
Freedom House classified Egypt as “not free” with regards to freedom on the internet from June 2014-May 2015 in its latest report released on Tuesday.
Egyptian actor and screenwriter, Tāmer `Abd al-Mon`īm refused to enter alterations on his new movie “Al-Moshachassātī 2” (the Impersonate), after the Egyptian Censorship suggested `Abd al-Mon`īm should use aliases for the ousted president Muhammad Mursi, Muslim Brotherhood leader Khayrat Al-Shāter...
In the world of journalism, ethics is not always prevalent. That is why it is so important that the media watch organizations such as iMediaEthics and Arab-West Report that are critical of media for violating principles of good and ethical media reporting.
Foreign Policy, The New York Times, Daily News Egypt and al-Bawaba news all report about the ban on reporting on the killings of Mexican tourists in Egypt’s Western desert. There is growing public anger against the absence of transparency and increased media gags.
W. Winston Skinner reported on September 17, 2015 in the Times-Herald that an Egyptian native Christian missionary, in the article called pastor X, “told about 95 people at the International Leadership Team in Carrollton on Tuesday that significant numbers of Muslims are converting to...
Article about loosing faith an becoming an agnostic in a very religious society.
What is a journalist? It's a fundamental question to be sure, and the answer is increasingly the subject of fierce debate as social media blurs the lines between traditional and citizen journalists. But surely the most uncontroversial definition must be that a journalist is someone who is...
An Egyptian court released a detailed ruling on Sunday on why it sentenced three journalists working for al-Jazeera English to three years in prison for airing what it described as “false news” and biased coverage. The case has long been criticized by press freedom campaigners and others.
Commenting on the decision of the United Arab Emirates to allocate land for the building of the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi, the columnist Dr. Khāled Muntasser suggested to run a referendum for building a mosque for Egypt's Shi`a-Muslim community.
A report that the National Council for Human Rights will publish on the human rights situation in Egypt after the June 30 revolution will confirm a major improvement in the state of human rights compared to the period prior to the revolution. The report explains the improvement in human rights...
The program’s presenter Rīm Māgid commented that the station’s administration had informed her that the program was being stopped on the request of “ruling officials.” However, ONtv has released a statement explaining that the program has not been banned but delayed. The Arabic Network for Human...
The conference was held at the St. Paul’s monastery on the Red Sea. Bishops, Priests, Youth and Copts from abroad discussed the challenges faced by Copts living outside Egypt, specifically the second or third generations of immigrants, as well as ways in which the Egyptian church could support its...
Sundus ‘Āsim Shalabī is considered the most famous female member of the Brotherhood. The evidence in the case against her for collusion with foreign organizations and states has been sent to the Grand Mufti who will decide whether or not to confirm the death penalty that the Egyptian Judiciary has...
The National Center for Human Rights is releasing its annual report in which it reviews the current status of human rights in Egypt. Hāfiz Abū Si’da, member of the center, said the report found improvement in social and economic rights. The government has begun projects in health insurance and...
Doctor Sālih Fawzī, the President of the Education Legislature, reported that the legislature is still considering a proposal detailing legal actions against members of the National Human Rights Council. In a press conference, Fawzī explained that there are two different points of view on the...
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