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Third Quarterly Report On The Situation of Freedom of Expression in Egypt (July –...

View full report in PDF   There is still a steady decline in the situation of freedom of expression in Egypt, where various state institutions are involved in restricting freedom of expression and prosecuting individuals who...

Tarhila (A Transfer).. Report on the “Abu Zaabal” transfer van incident

view full report in PDF   Introduction: Lest we forget the victims and survivors "Glory to those who are not known!" .. a saying that resonated widely among the citizens during the various demonstrations and protests after...

“They are not welcome”.. Report on the Uyghur crisis in Egypt

Read full report in PDF   Prepared By: Mohamed Mostafa Researcher, Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) Mohamed Nagi Researcher, Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE)   Edited By: Mohamed Nagi   Report methodology In the preparation of this report, the two...

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 2.0.5 (1 Oct 2017) The Egyptian authorities blocked 2 websites . The number of blocked websites rose to 434, 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...