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MEE: Mohamed Ali spills secrets to Middle East Eye

The whistleblower whose video revelations about President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s palaces sparked mass protests and a fresh crackdown in Egypt told Middle East Eye in an exclusive interview that he will not stop until the dictator is removed.

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Activist Israa Abd El Fattah reports torture in detention, faces smear campaign amid new arrests and disappearances

Activist and journalist Israa Abd El Fattah told the State Security Prosecution on Sunday that she was beaten and tortured to force her to unlock her phone, and announced that she is on hunger strike to protest her treatment, her lawyer said, a day after she was arrested by national …

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Internet, interrupted: How network cuts are used to quell dissent in the Middle East

As a wave of renewed protests against Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi spread across the country in mid-September, Egypt’s major internet service providers restricted access to international news sites which covered the protests, including the BBC and Al Jazeera, as well as social media platforms including Facebook.

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Is Sisi shutting down internet freedom in Egypt?

The anti-government demonstrations that broke out in a number of Egyptian governorates Sept. 20 were met with further restrictions on the press and other media, including the blocking of several international news websites, the denial of internet access and the hindering of social networking sites.

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Security directives instruct media to attack National Council for Human Rights

Media organizations received instructions from security agencies to attack the National Council for Human Rights and its head, following a statement it published criticizing recent police violations, media sources told Mada Masr.

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