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The newspaper “Mada Masr” [Madā Miṣr] said that unidentified security officers wearing civilian clothes arrested Shādī Zalaṭ, a journalist working for the newspaper, at his home early Saturday morning.  His arrest came days after he published an article about the new assignment to Russia given to...
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...
On Sunday the Unites States Commission on International Religious Freedom expressed its strong concerns about the arrest of the Coptic activist Rāmī Kāmil and a recent campaign of repression that targeted activists and journalists.
Russian intern Yana Kabirova interned with the Center for Arab-West Understanding between December 10 and December 31, 2018. Her chief interest was in extremism in the Muslim world and thus we introduced her to Professor Abdallah Schleifer, a prominent Middle East expert, chief editor of The Muslim...
President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī attended a celebration marking al-mawlid al-Nabawī, the anniversary of Prophet Muḥammad’s birth, organized by the Ministry of Awqāf.  
Water experts criticized Sudan’s former positions in negotiations with Egypt and Ethiopia over the Renaissance Dam, saying the positions amounted to political games as opposed to serving the country’s strategic interests.  These experts further warned that if the new government under the leadership...
The Arab Publishers Association announced its solidarity and support for writer Kamila Shamsie, who was recently awarded the Nelly Sachs prize from Germany.  Shamsie, who is British with Pakistani roots, was awarded the reward for her novels, which “building bridges between societies.”  However,...
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...
On Friday evening, protests calling for the downfall of the regime broke out in several Egyptian cities and continued until early Saturday morning.  However, most of the Egyptian media didn’t mention them.  Their coverage came in different forms: ignoring the protests, reporting inaccurately that...

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