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Beating the block: Mada Masr launches Tor mirror
Mohamed Tita | This cat and mouse game has been going on for too long now.
The project of Mashrou’ Leila
Ahmed Wael | Mashrou' Leila's boundary-pushing and nuanced politics have often put them at odds with authorities.
Waiting for Shady
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Witnessing the burial of incarcerated video blogger Shady Abu Zeid’s late father
Sources: Presidency gives Egyptian media orders not to cover CBS interview with Sisi
Sources say Egyptian media received orders to refrain from covering CBS interview with Sisi
Whose narrative are we writing?
Yasmine Zohdi | Tamer El Said on censorship, the Cairo International Film Festival and his film’s leak
An artistically lacking film at a morally lacking moment: The problematic rhetoric of ‘Gunshot’
Amr Ezzat | An examination of “Gunshot,” the controversial film which premiered at the Gouna Film Festival
More hurdles to clear: What a new committee organizing festivals means for the future of artistic events in Egypt
A decree issued last week imposes severe restrictions on the organization of art events in Egypt
On the swift un-banning of Karma, and the popular notion of the ‘dissident artist’
Hakim Abdel Naim | The un-banning of Khaled Youssef's latest film has raised questions
Cybercrime bill nears committee approval with harsher penalties for site admins, protection for bona fides
Rania al-Abd | The amendments include harsher punishments for website admins and ISPs that disclose user data
 
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Opinion
Nora Younis
My crime is managing a media website
I went into the bathroom and messaged the lawyer who was on his way to me: “Am I getting arrested?”
Yasmine Zohdi
What we talk about when we talk about trees
We are left with two choices: to withdraw entirely or to talk about trees. How do we create a third?
Sherif Azer
Twitter suspends more accounts of Egyptian activists
Pro-Mubarak Twitter users tail prominent activist
 
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News
New National Translation Center guidelines criticized as censorship
Supreme military appeals court upholds 5-year sentence against Khaled Lotfy, publisher of Arabic translation of Israeli-authored book
Egypt blocks over 34,000 websites in attempt to ‘shut down’ constitutional amendments opposition campaign
Journalists Syndicate board members walk out of meeting in protest over proposed SMRC bylaws
CPJ: 19 of 25 detained journalists in Egypt in 2018 charged over ‘false news’
Report: Internet censorship has become ‘more pervasive’ in past year, 62% of blocked websites are media outlets
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Cartoons
The dignity of society
Andeel | Society: "My dignity!"
Society can’t take it
Andeel | Caption: In solidarity with Ahmed NajiSign: The General Commitee for Censoring EverythingMan in a suit: "Censor all the sex Walid... I can't handle it Walid!"
Cartoon: Treatment
Hicham Rahma | Policeman: Try opening your mouth?
Cartoon: Margin for freedom
Andeel | #Freedom This is the space allowed for today's cartoon. Thank you.