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Over the past two days, participants gathered at the Egypt Media Forum to discuss the state of journalism in Egypt and the factors, affecting its quality and production.  Under the title of “Quality Journalism: Content, Practices and Business Models,” the forum, as organized by the DEDI Media Club...
The Arab Media Freedom Monitor (an Egyptian non-profit organization) certified 41 violations of journalists’ rights and a rise in the number of blocked websites to 520 in its June report.  The violations included 13 counts related to detention and arrest, 7 counts from precautionary measures, 6...
A number of human rights organizations released a joint statement, expressing their concern about the increase of arrests and detainments throughout Egypt after the protests on September 20th.  The organizations stated that operations to kidnap and arbitrarily detain protesters, activists, lawyers...
Eight years have passed since the 2011 revolution that succeeded in toppling former Egyptian president Ḥusnī Mubārak, but intense debate has recently broken out concerning the fate of individuals widely considered at the time to be ‘icons’ of the uprising following a series of videos recently...
Ayman Aqil [Ayman ʿUqayl], President of MAAT for Peace, Development and Human Rights, said that the statement issued by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) denouncing the death sentences passed against some terrorists in Egypt is “politically-oriented”.
Nūr Khalīl did not recognize first his brother Islām who was detained for 122 days, without his family knowing his whereabouts, “He did no look like the Islām I know,” Nūr recalled in an interview to Heba Sāleh of the Cairo-based Financial Times.  
Twitter users launched a hashtag called “Where is Massouny?” to demand the disclosure of the whereabouts of activist Mustafa Massūni.
Security personnel arrested Isma`ĭl Iskandarānī, a journalist and human rights activist, at Hurghāda airport late Sunday, security sources told Al-Masrī Al-Yawm.
The Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) has said that it registered 340 cases of enforced disappearance in Egypt in the space of just two months, with a daily average of three cases, Almesryoon.com reported.
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