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Decision from an Unknown Body: On blocking websites in Egypt

Update 1.6.4 (22Jun2017) We have monitored blocking of 2 websites. On Wednesday May 24th, the Egyptian government blocked a number of websites in Egypt without any official announcement. Internet users in Egypt were surprised by the...

Rights Organizations To Call For Supporting The Victims Of The Media Intrusion In Private...

The undersigned express their apprehension at broadcasting a program on Monday 14 Dec. 2015 by Sada el-Balad satellite channel presented by the reporter Ahmad Moussa. In this episode, Moussa broadcast video spots from the...

Administrative court lawsuit to stop social media surveillance

attachments : Social Networks Security Hazard Monitoring Project Booklet On 17 June 2014, a number of human rights groups and concerned citizens filed lawsuit number 63055/68 in the Administrative Court asking to stop a Ministry...

AFTE CALLS UPON EGYPT TO PROTECT PRIVACY AGAINST UNCHECKED INTERNET SURVEILLANCE

GENEVA, SEPTEMBER 20 - Today AFTE joins a huge international coalition in calling upon Egypt to assess whether national surveillance laws and activities are in line with their international human rights obligations. AFTE has endorsed...

Military court sentences facebook activist

Central military court sentences Ahmed Hassan Bassiouni to 6 months and a fine of LE 500 in prison accusing him of exposing military secrets through his page on facebook

Egypt Letter urges President Mubarak to intercede in jailed Internet user’s case

Reporters Without Borders, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) and the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) sent a joint letter to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on 24 December asking...

AFTE appeals banning “YouTube” in front of high administrative court

Today AFTE submitted judicial appeal no 10464 for the year 59 of the court order issued on the 9th of February 2013 by the administrative court in claim no. 60693/66 J which stated the...

Joint statement: Blogger Ahmed Anwar to be tried for insulting Minister of Interior New...

The Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) and the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemn the decision to arrest Ahmed Anwar, a video blogger, to be tried in front of...

An Egyptian blogger accused of insulting the police and abuse of...

Legal Unit­ - Digital freedom program   Background Ahmed Anwar is a young blogger, born in Tanta, Gharbeyya governorate; he participated in the 25th of January revolution and was injured in the famous Mohamed Mahmud events in...