Home AFTE Releases

AFTE Releases

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....

Freedom of Media Program Semiannual Newsletter ( January – July 2017 )

Read the full Newsletter in PDF Introduction: No voice other than that of the government On May 24, the government began blocking a number of sites. Most of the blocking operations were directed against news sites...

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...

Academic Freedom Bulletin (non-periodical) – Issue No. 6 December 2016

The bulletin was prepared by Mohamed Abdel Salam, a researcher at Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression, and this issue covers the period from June 2016 to December 2016. view PDF Editorial Why the university lacks...

Freedom of Media Program “Semiannual News letter”

view PDF Violations against the press and media community have decreased during the previous 6 months parallel to a decrease in political activities and events. We recorded 134 case of violation ranging from arrest of...