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The quarterly report on the state of freedom of expression in Egypt ( April...

View full report in PDF The situation of Freedom of Expression Report for the second quarter (April - June 2017) presents a general overview of the various developments witnessed by issues on which AFTE works....

Decision from an Unknown Body: On blocking websites in Egypt

Update 2.0.4 (13 September 2017) The Egyptian authorities blocked :Shahed News. The number of blocked websites suddenly rose to 432, at least. On Wednesday May 24th, the Egyptian government blocked a number of websites in Egypt...

The quarterly report on the status of freedom of expression in Egypt (January 1st...

View full report in PDF The Association of Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) issued its quarterly report on the status of freedom of expression in Egypt. The report covers the period from January 1st...

Creativity certificates: about the judiciary assessment of creative works

View Full report in PDF. The Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) issued a legal paper entitled "Creativity certificates: about the judiciary assessment of creative works", on the 20th of March 2017. The...

Criminal defamation restricts the freedom of press … the example of Ibrahim Eissa

view in PDF Cairo appellate prosecutor released journalist Ibrahim Eissa, editor of “Al Maqal” newspaper, after interrogating him in the legal complaint filed by the parliament speaker, Ali Abdel Al, accusing him of insulting the...

The Maspero Massacre: events of a killing on the basis of identity

Read the full report in PDF Does an event, any event, belong to the memory or to reality, as exists despite any individual or collective memory thereof? If we accept that any event enjoys an...

Besieged Universities: on student rights in Egyptian public universities post 2013

view full report in PDF The Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression, AFTE, has published a joint report with the Norwegian Students’ and Academics’ International Assistance Fund, SAIH, on March 21st 2017. This collaboration...

Alaa Abdel Fattah ..a prisoner banned from reading

Activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, a software engineer, is serving a five-year prison sentence, in Torah Liman Prison. Abdel Fattah began serving his sentence in October 2014, after the Cairo Criminal Court ruled in February 2014,...