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Egypt targets artists in ongoing crackdown on dissent

Egyptian actors Amr Waked and Khaled Abu El Naga face accusations of “high treason” in Egypt after criticizing alleged human rights violations by the Egyptian government at a March 25 meeting with US members of Congress in Washington. Waked and Abu El Naga also used their meeting with the US lawmakers to lobby …

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Journalists express trepidation over press’ future following penalties list

While journalists and media personnel are wishing to amend the recently-approved media and press laws, as they believe their implementation hinders their work, a new penalty list came onto the scene to make matters worse for the profession.

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State Information Service, Journalists Syndicate heads jockey for syndicate top job

Weeks before the start of elections for Journalists Syndicate board members and its chairperson, competition between Diaa Rashwan, the head of Egypt’s State Information Service, and Abdel Mohsen Salama, the syndicate’s current head and the president of Al-Ahram Foundation’s board of directors, for the syndicate’s top job has come to …

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Journalists, public figures reject new sanctions list to face press violations

Over 600 journalists and public figures submitted a memorandum to the Press Syndicate rejecting a sanctions list scheduled to be issued by the Supreme Media Council which was recently approved by Parliament.

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