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Egypt’s media clampdown continues with new arrests of journalists

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the arrest of Egyptian journalist Nora Younis, editor-in-chief of al-Manassa news agency on June 24. Security forces raided the office of al-Manassa in Cairo and searched its computers before arresting Younis, who is also a […]

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Egypt arrests another journalist

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the arrest of Egyptian journalist Mohamed Mounir and called on Egypt to immediately release him. Mounir, founder of the Front for the Defense of Journalists and Freedoms, was arrested by security forces in the morning […]

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Egypt must end harassment of Mada Masr and its editor

The International Press Institute (IPI) vehemently condemned the Egyptian government’s arrest yesterday of Mada Masr editor-in-chief Lina Attalah and urged the international community to press for an end to the harassment and intimidation of journalists in Egypt. According to information gathered by IPI, Attalah was arrested by the Egyptian authorities while she was interviewing Laila […]

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Two more journalists arrested in Egypt

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today vehemently criticized Egypt for the arrest of two journalists, describing it as part of a brutal campaign of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to silence critical journalists. Haisam Hasan Mahgoub, a correspondent of the independent daily Al […]

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