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‘Sovereign entity’ intervening in state media workers strike

A “sovereign” government entity has intervened in protests for overdue wage payments held by state media workers at the Maspero building in downtown Cairo, according to Khaled al-Sobky, the head of the union committee for economic sector workers at the National Broadcasting Authority.

Egypt third-most prolific jailer of journalists as worldwide total for 2021 hits record high: CPJ

The number of journalists jailed around the world hit a new record in 2021, the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists said on Thursday, with Egypt coming in as the third biggest jailer of media workers in the world.