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Cornelis Hulsman; a Dutch scholar on Arab-West relations and Editor-in-Chief of Arab-West Report first visited Egypt in 1975. Hulsman's line of work is primarily linked to Christian-Muslim relations and he strongly believes that religious issues and relations are an important element of...
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.
Al-Qammāsh asks for President Mubārak’s mediatation to reissue al-Sha‘b newspaper, considering the six year ban on the newspaper sufficient punishment .
Tharwat Fathy examines the freedom of journalists in Egypt, given that last month, a Cairo court sentenced Abdel-Nasser al-Zuheiri, a journalist with al-Masri al-Youm, to one year in prison.
The conviction of a young journalist, Amīra Malash, in a libel suit has created uproar amongst the press and journalists and human rights activists have stood up defending freedom of expression.
Many argue that President Mubārak’s decision to abolish the law allowing the imprisonment of journalists in Egypt is a positive step on the way to securing freedom of the press and freedom of expression.
The author is discussing the two-year-old promise of President Mubārak to enact a law rescinding the imprisonment of journalists in publishing-related cases.
Journalists are now among those who are most frequently called up to the judge’s chambers. In the past two months, 28 complaints have been filed against journalists in addition to 400 other complaints that are under investigation.
Watani comments on the recent visit of Ibrahim Suleiman, the Minister for Housing, General Mustafa Abdel-Qader, the Minister for Local Development, and General Ahmed Abdel-Aziz Bakr, the Governor of Sohag, to Al-Kosheh.
At a press conference in Al-Kosheh Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Suleiman, Minister for Housing, and General Mustafa Abdel-Qader, Minister for Local Development and General Ahmed Bakr, Governor of Sohag, and other dignitaries talked about the government development of Al-Kosheh village as a model village...


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