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The announcement of membership to the Journalists’ Syndicate created uproar amongst those who had not been accepted. Yūsuf Sidhūm suggests that the syndicate revise its policy of handing out bonuses to journalists and base its membership on journalists’ experience and ability.
The article discusses the Azhar Grand Imām Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī’s lawsuit against the chief editor of al-Fajr daily in the context of legal claims that may lead to imprisonment of journalists for what they write.
The article examines the legal issues surrounding the imprisonment and presidential pardon of Ibrāhīm ‘Īsá.
The Journalists’ Syndicate is working hard to try and stop the editor in chief of al-Dustūr newspaper from going to jail.
This article deals with press freedom reports. The author explains that these reports gain credibility when issued by independent bodies. He points out that the Federation of Arab Journalists and the Supreme Council of Press are not independent; hence, their reports are not reliable.
In the article, the authors respond to a statement that was previously issued by President Mubārak, in which he refused to omit imprisonment as a punishment in cases of publishing. Four years ago, he promised to remove the punishment.
Egypt’s Syndicate of Journalists and the independent newspaper al-Misrī al-Yawm embarked on taking the necessary legal procedures to have the sentence of one-year term in jail and a fine of 10,000 Egyptian pounds against each one of three journalists suspended.
The author discusses a number of issues related to the Egyptian press, such as low salaries, level of professionalism among journalists, and where money for advertising comes from. The article focuses on the effects these issues have on press freedom and quality.
Almost all Egypt-based newspapers give a considerable space to hail the decision of President Husni Mubarak to abolish punishment by imprisonment to journalists in so-called "publication cases.” The decision of the president was announced by the head of Journalists? Syndicate during the fourth...
The editor-in-chief of Al-Usboa and his deputy [his brother] have been put in prison to serve a one year sentence. They have been convicted in an action suit brought against them by the former president of the Justice Party and chairman of Al-Watan Al-Arabi newspaper, accusing them of defaming him.


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