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Misdemeanours court orders EGP 10,000 bail, syndicate seeks next steps
Seven investigative journalists have had their phones tapped by security services, according to media reports
El-Battawy is being held in solitary confinement, while Shawkan was transferred to a different prison for unknown reasons
Press Syndicate announces full solidarity with suspended journalists
Family supported campaign decries journalists’ detention
The NGO said security pressure was an obstacle to documenting journalists’ cases
The journalist was among many arrested over the Red Sea islands protests
When a survey on corruption was carried out in Ghana two years ago, more than eight out of every 10 Ghanaians (85%) said judges and magistrates were some of the most corrupt public officials in the country. On top of the list was the police (89%), while national government officials (86%) came second. The judiciary …
Freedoms Committee files three new complaints, demanding releases and medical treatment for imprisoned journalists
Prosecution will investigate alleged corruption in syndicate
Press Syndicate’s Freedoms Committee to discuss medical treatment for jailed journalists
Photojournalist Omar Adel had disappeared on Friday night, but reappeared Sunday night and was located in El-Marg police station, says lawyer
Omar Adel told his brother he was being taken to the Matariya police station but disappeared, says JATO
Detained journalists are being denied medical treatment despite their deterioration of health
The president asserted the importance of pluralism and expression of different opinions, denouncing the “ongoing ignorant attempts” to counter religious reforms
Both were convicted for storming into Al-Raml police station in Alexandria in 2013
Law organising journalists’ work today cites out-of-date entities from Gamal Abdel Nasser’s era
Al-Saqa is in poor health amid the prison administration’s negligence to offer him proper health care
This was his second time to be stopped at the airport, according to the journalist
Photos by Asmaa Gamal
Dozens of journalists have been arrested in the wake of Turkey’s recent coup attempt. The government crackdown has sparked concern for journalists who work in an increasingly difficult environment.
The State Council ruled Wednesday in favour of calling on the prime minister and the minister of planning to set a minimum wage for journalists in Egypt. The case was filed three years ago by Mostafa Abido, a journalist at the state-run newspaper Al-Gomhoreyya, and would oblige the government to take administrative action towards setting …
This is not the first time the web portal has witnessed a mass dismissal; in 2014, 75 reporters were dismissed
Despite being a highly progressive step forward for Egyptian media, the law still features conditional arrests and presidential appointments
Lawyers were gathered at their syndicate for elections on Sunday when the incidents took place
Foreign journalists working in Egypt are subject to violations under the umbrella of “being a threat to national security”
The court rejected to hear testimonies of detained journalists Amr Badr and Mahmoud Al-Saqa
A simmering row at public broadcaster SABC could soon boil over into renewed protests. Just weeks before crucial polls, journalists, civil society, and trade unions accuse SABC of political meddling and censorship.
The press freedom watchdog has slammed Turkey for charging three journalists with spreading ‘terrorist propaganda.’ Washington warned of a ‘troubling trend’ in the Anatolian country, saying democracy is being undermined.
Turkey’s representative for Reporters Without Borders has been arrested on charges of disseminating “terrorist propaganda.” Rights groups have raised the alarm over the Turkish government’s crackdown on the media.