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In what was considered a new, painful strike against freedom of the press and the Egyptian left and civil resistance, the Egyptian authorities blocked “Darb”; a news website owned by the opposition Socialist Popular Alliance Party after roughly a month since its start.  Users of the website were...
The Egyptian Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) categorically condemned the governmental State Information Service for pulling the press credentials of the British newspaper “The Guardian” and warning a reporter from the American newspaper “The New York Times” in Egypt.  The...
Nine Egyptian human rights organizations in a joint statement on Friday called on the International Committee of the Red Cross to inspect Egyptian prison conditions.  They expressed their growing concern over the increase in the number of deaths of those in prison since the beginning of this year...
The Association for Freedom of thought and expression (AFTE) launched on March 29 a new e-portal for the right to know and exchange of information.
The organizations continue in their statement, “These violations which are done by all organs of the state, in the midst of a naked state of impunity from punishment, and a flagrant violation of the constitutions and Egypt’s international commitments, have left hundreds of innocent young people in...
Twelve human rights organizations condemned what they called “violent attacks” launched by Egyptian authorities against the freedom of artistic creation and expression, particularly evident after a two-year prison court sentence against art journalist, Ahmad Nāji, and a 10-thousand Egyptian Pounds...
The Association of Freedom of Thought and Expression “AFTE” published a paper entitled "The Right to Information and National Security in Egypt" in which it addressed the right of Egyptian citizens to access information and its relation to the national security in Egypt.
Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights “ECESR” and the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression “AFTE” praised the court ruling which overruled the implementation of the decree of the former Minister of Justice, Counselor Aḥmad Al- Zind. The ruling grants judicial police powers to...
Mukhtār Munīr, the Lawyer at The Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE), said the security services had arrested Ambassador Yaḥyā Nijm, former Egyptian ambassador to Venezuela, before the Journalists Syndicate.
Six months into his rule, on the first day of 2015, President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi called for a “religious revolution” in a televised speech, while addressing a crowd of largely religious clerics. The room broke into applause.

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