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Egyptian government bypasses ISPs to block access to websites: Telecommunications Ministry source
Mohamed Hamama | The websites block has been carried out through a centralized government decision, according to source
24 hours later: What we know about the blocking of Mada Masr’s website
Mohamed Hamama | Where and how we're blocked, whether it could be legal, what the context is, and more
The rise and fall of Karmoz: How a local journalism platform tried to escape Egypt’s center
Mohamed Hamama | We trace the five-year journey of Alexandria-based news organization Karmoz
One, two, three, four media laws: How media legislation in Egypt is staging state control
Mostafa Mohie | A recently passed media bill is raising concerns about compromises on Egypt's media freedoms
Timeline: The Journalists Syndicate and the state, an ongoing battle
Beesan Kassab | A timeline of events leading to sentencing of syndicate head Yehia Qallash this month.
One story, many faces: How Egypt’s political TV is shaping public opinion
How have political narratives dominated Egypt’s most popular mode of news consumption?
In support of the Journalists Syndicate, in defense of our profession
While people around the world celebrate World Press Freedom Day, we are racing to cover the systematic
Visualizing Egypt: More voices, less freedom
Since the early 2000s, Egypt has seen the liberalization of the media market, with the state opening
New plans to regulate digital media
Mohamed Hamama | A year in the works, a draft law for the regulation of newspapers and media was completed in August.
 
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Opinion
Amro Ali
Egyptian journalism: ‘Is there shame in [asking] a question?’
“In Egypt, there is freedom of speech, but no freedom after speech” – went the running joke at
Yasmin El-Rifae
For journalists, freedom from jail is a qualified liberty
The only country with more journalists in jail than Egypt is China, and it has raced to this position
H.A. Hellyer
The point was to be true; the rest is commentary
As I walked into Mada Masr’s second anniversary celebration, a rather murky thought occurred to me:
 
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News
Belahmar blocked, bringing total number of blocked websites to 127
Block extends to four new websites, bringing total to 73
8 activists and journalists arrested in connection to Tiran and Sanafir protests released on bail
5 websites offering VPN services added to list of blocked sites in Egypt
Update: Number of websites blocked in Egypt reaches 54
Representatives of blocked websites announce intent to pursue legal measures
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