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Under siege: To be a journalist in Egypt
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Journalists are working under tough conditions in Egypt, with poor pay and lack of protection
‘Does anyone know why we’re here?’: A letter from a journalist in pretrial detention
A letter from journalist Hamdy al-Zaeem, currently in pretrial detention in Tora Prison
Shawkan’s place: Between memory and hope
Leena ElDeeb | Shawkan's family, surrounded by photographs of him, are still clinging to hope
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
Breaking the back of the Journalists Syndicate
Beesan Kassab and Omar Said | A month after security forces stormed the Journalist Syndicate and arrested two reporters, the standoff
The curious case of Mada
Heba Afify | Before accusing him of taking bribes from international bodies, state institutions collaborated with
Over 70 international scholars demand release of journalist and researcher Ismail Alexandrani
A number of scholars and researchers from around the world have issued a statement calling on Egyptian
Visualizing Egypt: More voices, less freedom
Since the early 2000s, Egypt has seen the liberalization of the media market, with the state opening
A statement by Hossam Bahgat on his military detention, interrogation
Hossam Bahgat | Mada Masr contributor Hossam Bahgat recently published a statement on his Facebook account in which he
 
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Opinion
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:
Rana Sabbagh
Arab media: Fall in line or switch off
Most top Arab television presenters and journalists are remarkably candid these days about their survival
 
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News
State Security Prosecution adds blogger Islam al-Refai, photojournalist Zeinab Abu Ouna to Case 441/2018
Court rejects journalist’s appeal against 3-year prison sentence issued in absentia
Wave of detention renewals in Case 441/2018 amid growing security crackdown
HRW: Egypt is using emergency and counterterrorism legislation to criminalize political opponents
Masr al-Arabia chief editor interrogated, detained in Case 441/2018 after release ordered in separate case
Supreme State Security Prosecution renews the detention of two photojournalists for 15 days in Case 441/2018
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Cartoons
Hossam Bahgat is free
Andeel | Justice must come out ahead.
Shawkan
Mohamed Turky | Photo journalist "Shawkan" exceeds legal limit for pre-trial detention...730 days.