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Egyptian activist, Isrāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ, received a Courage Tribute Award from the World Movement for Democracy for her efforts in defending media rights, freedoms, and democracy in Egypt. The award organizers are calling to drop all charges against her in cases numbering 488 and 855.
13 Egyptian human rights organisations have denounced the decision of the State Security Prosecution to refer Patrick George Zakī to trial before the Emergency Court, on charges of “spreading false news inside and outside of the country” based on an opinion article published two years ago.
on Tuesday, the trial of Patrick George Zaki [Patrick George Zakī], a researcher at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), started before the Mansoura II State Security Misdemeanors (Emergency) Court. He was indicted on several charges, including spreading false information inside...
On April 20th, two weeks before World Press Freedom Day, the Supreme Council for Media gave media outlets the necessary licenses to work in Egypt.
In a letter sent to Egyptian Public Prosecutor Ḥamāda al-Ṣāwī, Amnesty International expressed its concern over the situation of imprisoned Egyptian journalist Sulāfa Majdī.
Egyptian President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī’s responses during a phone call with ʿAmrū Adīb Saturday night on MBC Egypt [MBC Miṣr] have led to predictions about a possible resolution to the issue of political prisoners soon.
While Copts celebrate Christmas today, Rāmī Kāmil, Patrick George and Khalīl Rizq find themselves in prison, being held in pretrial detention pending charges of spreading false news by defending human and workers’ rights.
Lawyer Karīm ʿAbd al-Rāḍī said that the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to detain Haytham Ḥassan, journalist for al-Masry ‎al-Youm [al-Miṣrī al-Yawm], for 15 days under pending investigation case number 586 of 2020.  This is the same case number for film producer Muʿataz ʿAbd al-Wahāb...
Journalists and human rights lawyers announced that photojournalist Muḥammad al-Rāʿī was freed Sunday after disappearing three days ago.
Sāra ʿAllām is an Egyptian journalist and church affairs editor for the Egypt based “al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ” newspaper. She said that she was surprised that Bishop Aghāthūn of bishop Maghāghah and al-ʿIdwah, filed a lawsuit against her, accusing her of defamation because of her book titled “The murder...


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