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On Monday (December 17), journalists and members of the Wafd Party marched from their headquarters to the Syndicate of Journalists to protest attacks on the Wafd Party headquarters on Saturday (December 15) night.
Pope Tawadrus II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark said withdrawal from the constituent assembly is still an option if the Christians were not pleased with the new constitution, asserting acceptance of Article 2 in its current drafting. [Safā’ Shākir and Tāmir ‘Abd al-Ra’ūf, al-...
Egypt's Al-Hussainī Abu Daif Committee To Protect Journalists called for a candlelight vigil at the Press Syndicate on Tuesday to commemorate the second anniversary of the death of young journalist Mayāda Ashraf who died while covering clashes between Egyptian police and supporters of the Muslim...
Egyptian authorities released on Sunday human rights activist Mālek `Adlī and journalist Badr. Charges filed against `Adlī on 'dissemination of false information' and 'affiliation to an illegal organization' were dropped, whereas, Badr, who faces the same charges, still has to be tried.  
The crisis between Egypt's Press Syndicate and the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) escalated after the latter had banned reporters from entering its headquarter. Reporters, who had come to cover news on the NCHR's case concerning the renewal of its accreditation, considered the ban 'an...
Egyptian journalist Muhammad Tāha, the author of a recent book on the Arab Spring, said the social and cultural reality of Egyptian women seems to have gone unchallenged despite their strong participation in the January 25 Revolution.
In a featured story on its website, Al-Misrīyūn wrote a profile about the former Egyptian Diplomat and Ambassador to Venezuela Yaḥia Nijm. Nijm was billed by activists and politicians as the "man of principles" as he stood against the constitutional declaration issued by the deposed president...
Member of the Parliament, Muḥammad ʿEsmat Al-Sādāt, who was recently elected as the head of the Parliamentary Committee for human rights, in an interview with Misr al-‘Arabiyya -when asked about the recent demonstrations that broke out in protest of the Egyptian government decision to concede two...
The Press' Syndicate demanded that the security services seriously and immediately investigate in two cases of the random arrest of journalists from a coffee shop and also in raiding the houses of ʿAmr Badr and Maḥmūd al-Saqqā. 
Writer Jamal Fahmī, former Undersecretary of the Press Syndicate, said that the current syndicate law has to be developed. Fahmī advocates this development in syndicate law because it does not match the current circumstances, which call for amending the regulations of the membership of the...
The Head of the Press Syndicate, Yahyá Qallāsh, said that the Syndicate is in a race against time for the completion of the unified press and media law. The law will then be submitted to the government before it is sent to the parliament in less than two weeks. 
On the occasion of the diamond jubilee of Egypt's Press Syndicate, the Bibliotheca Alexandria (BA) published an illustrated memorial book commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Syndicate.
Egypt’s Press Syndicate organized for the second day its fifth General Conference Under the title "Towards a legislative environment". The conference is organized in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee, with the participation of many writers and journalists to discuss and debate all matters relating...
Member of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), George Ishāq, condemned the human rights violations in Egypt, saying that they 'have gone too far'. He said that he will release a public statement in this regard.
Egyptian journalists organized a protest on Thursday in front of their syndicate. Gathered under the slogan "freedom is a genuine right", the journalists demand the release of all journalists detained on the ground of peaceful demonstration and freedom of expression in defense of public liberties....
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.
In a solidarity movement with the United Nations' International Day For the Elimination Of Violence Against Women in particular in Egypt and the Middle East region, a group of 15 young women stood on the steps of Cairo's Journalists’ Syndicate on Tuesday night with black make-up around their eyes,...
The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) is preparing a list with the names of forced disappearance victims that so far include 101 victims reportedly arrested by security forces.
International reports on press freedoms from Reporters Without Borders and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) have ranked Egypt as the country with the second-highest number of jailed journalists in the world. 

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