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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...
Summary: On the fourth anniversary of the celebration of “international access to information day,” the Egyptian Observatory for Journalism and Media (EOJM) published a research paper entitled “Freedom of information in Egypt...a constitutional principle without legal regulation.” In the report,...
Concerns are dominating the media establishment after a decision to close down the al-Farā’īn channel owned by Tawfīq ‘Ukāshah following accusations of instigation against the president of the republic and the confiscation of an issue of al-Dustūr newspaper for nearly the same reason.
Salafīs have refused to implement the decision of the Ministry of Endowments which prohibits preaching of those who are not imāms.
The Ministry of Endowment rejected the request for a preacher license from Shaykh Yassir Burhami, deputy head of the Da’wah al- Salafiah.
A recent disclosure scandal revealed the existence of a “Controlling Apparatus of Foreign Publications and Press” that checks whether foreign books and newspapers contain any unseemly and inappropriate content, with headquarters at Tala‘at Harb in Cairo Downtown. 
In the first time in Egypt’s history the TV program called The Dancer, which organizes competitions for belly dancing among ladies worldwide has led to the anger of the Azharite Scholars.
Shaykh Abū ‘Isāc al-Huwaynī, the Salafī preacher, has called upon his followers to boycott al-Qaradāwī and stated that his fatwás are contradictory (Saīd Higāzī, al-Watan, Jan. 18, p. 3). Read original text in Arabic. 
Najīb Jubrā’īl, head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights, said that the five Coptic detainees are: ‘Izat Hakīm, ‘Isá Ibrāhīm, ‘Adil Shākir, Shirīf Ramsīs, and ‘Imād Sidīq. He added that the detainees are being tortured by the Libyan Preventive Security Unit and have to be released immediately. ...

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