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Egypt must release journalists Solafa Magdy and Esraa Abdel Fattah

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives, and leading journalists for press freedom, today called on Egypt to immediate release journalists Solafa Mgady and Esraa Abdel Fattah and investigate reports that they have been harassed and assaulted in prison. Abdel Fattah, who was detained on October 13, 2019, and Magdy, […]

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IPI condemns arrest of Egyptian journalist Jamal Al-Jaml

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 Jamal Al-Jaml and demanded his immediate release. Al-Jaml, who is known for his criticism of the Egyptian government, was arrested on February 22 upon his arrival at Cairo airport from […]

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IPI welcomes release of journalist Mahmoud Hussein in Egypt

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today welcomed the release of Al Jazeera journalist and IPI member Mahmoud Hussein from an Egyptian prison after more than four years. The Doha-based journalist had been held in Cairo’s notorious Tora prison after being arbitrarily detained […]

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IPI condemns arrest of Egyptian cartoonist Ashraf Hamdi

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the arrest of Egyptian cartoonist Ashraf Hamdi and demanded his immediate release. Hamdi, who is known for his animations on social and political issues, was arrested early on January 25 after he had posted online […]

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