TOPIC media closures
As Egypt-Qatar relations thaw, Al Jazeera pulls Mubasher Misr off air
Mai Shams El-Din | Monday is the last day of broadcast for the Qatar-based satellite channel Al Jazeera Mubasher Misr, its
Egypt in three years: State vs journalists
Mai Shams El-Din | As 20 Al Jazeera journalists stand trial in the Cairo Criminal Court on charges of belonging to a terrorist
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?”
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
Rasha Abdulla
Closing media outlets is not the solution
To begin with, let me make it clear that I am not writing this article in defense of Al Jazeera, for
Security forces close downtown Cairo bookstore and detain 2 employees
Egypt satellite operator drops Hezbollah-affiliated channel ahead of Saudi visit
Interior Ministry shuts down 3 satellite channels accused of illegal broadcast
Gramafoon Radio shuts down amid fears of legislative crackdown
TV channels and books banned amid increasing censorship
Rights group reveals 581 cases of media freedom abuses in 2013
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