freedom of expression


CPJ: Moroccan independent magazine faces closure

Moroccan authorities continue to stifle free press and freedom of speech in the country, the press watchdog Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said in a report published January 29.

Cairo International Book Fair in full swing as literary censorship remembered

The books are in place on the shelves and thousands of Egyptians and foreigners scour the titles, searching for a deal that will make it worth buying one of the

Bloggers Stifled Again in Egypt

Freedom House condemns the arrest of 19 activists in Egypt -- among them leading bloggers, political party representatives and journalists -- and demands their immediate release without harm.

Egypt Ranks 143 in Annual Report on Press Freedom

The annual report by Reporters Without Borders has ranked Egypt very low among 175 countries in the area of media and press freedom in 2009

Freedom of Expression at Risk

Giant media companies reflect the specific business interests of their owners and their advertisers.

Middle East Blogger of the Year: Arabawy

He is the quintessential loud-spoken quiet guy. An oxymoron, probably, but Hossam el-Hamalawy exudes these traits to preciseness.

Egypt’s free e-book publishing

Amidst the growing publishing scene in Egypt, numerous writers, old and new, are facing problems with their publishers

Report: Internet is a tool for repression and resistance in Arab world

On Sunday the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, ANHRI, expressed its deep concern about the escalation of the suppression of internet users by Arab states.

Blogger Expelled Because Of Writings On His Blog … and Disclosing Corruption At Workplace

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, said today that the Egyptian government is still pursuing young bloggers who are using their right to express and criticize. Kareem Reda ,

Mubarak’s virtual enemies

At 8 p.m. on October 21, approximately 60 Egyptian policemen surrounded the Nour Center in the Bab el-Shairia neighborhood of downtown Cairo