NED Honours Egyptian and Tunisian and Activists

The National Endowment for Democracy Centre in the US will be honouring Tunisian and Egyptian activists in a ceremony to be held Wednesday June 22.

When reporting becomes activism

Egypt’s regulations and restrictions on press and reporters go as far as mandating prison sentences clearly violating the international standards of freedom of speech.

An Egyptian blogger to Lose His Job Because of His Writings on The Internet

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information today said that an Egyptian blogger lost his job because of his political views on his blog. The blogger,Mohammed Maree, was dismissed from

Blair reminds us why the natives revolted

When former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP) get together, you know that something slightly frightening will happen.

Blocking An Egyptian Blog On An Emirati Host The Blog Advocates For Reform And Slams

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information said today that pursuing callers of change and democratic reform did not include arbitrary detention , but also reached their sites and blogs

Blogger accuses Gamal Mubarak’s Office of shutting down his Website

Blogger Amr Osama, of the April 6 Youth opposition movement, accused members of the NDP's policies committee of being behind the irrational shutting down of his blog.

Journalist Fined And Sentenced To Six Months For Insult And Libel Of Almasry Alyoum Editor

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information said today that it will ask the renowned journalist Magdi AlGalld , Editor of the independent newspaper AlMasry AlYoum to waive his complaint

Joint action

The undersigned organisations, express our deep concern about the possibility of prison sentences being handed down on 4 September 2010 to prominent Egyptian human rights activists Gamal Eid, director of

More abuse for Egypt Sinai writer, blogger

Reports circulated on Tuesday that the Egyptian interior ministry had escalated its torture of prisoner of conscience Mossad Abu Fagr, a prominent Egyptian blogger who has been jailed since 2007.

North African bloggers get creative to evade censorship

When confronted with free speech as an act of self-expression, authoritarian powers throughout history have tried to assert their legitimacy and remove threats to their rule through censorship.