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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...

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...

Right to Information and National Security in Egypt

View As PDF Research By : Maha El Aswad Content Introduction Concept of national security and its relation to Human Rights National Security and the right to information in Egypt: a review of Egyptian context and...

On the military investigation of Egyptian journalist Hossam Bahgat

By Ru'aa Ghareeb "During times of emergency, crisis and war, it will always be natural that the ruling powers resort to actions which they consider essential at the time in order to respond to the...

Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression calls upon the State Council to Nullify...

The Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) filed a lawsuit no. 47853 for the year 64 before the Court of Administrative Justice in Cairo challenging the administrative decision of the Minister of...

Administrative court stops the implementation of National Communication Agency decree to impose restrictions on...

Chaired by Judge Hamdi Yasin Okasha the administrative court today in case no 1430/65 ruled that implementation of National Communication Agency decree imposing restrictions on collective mobile text messages should be stopped. The Agency’s...

Egyptian government must stop violating freedom of expression

Announced that both the Association of freedom of thought and expression, and Support for Information Technology Centre on the full solidarity with Dr. Hazem Abdel-Azim outgoing president of the Center for Freedom of Technological...

Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) releases a legal study on freedom...

AFTE has released its first comparative legal study on “freedom of exchange of information” realizing the need for a legal foundation of this essential right and vital component of democracy.   The study consists of two...

Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression Holds public prosecutor responsible for withholding information...

Further to the ongoing lack of transparency, conflicting statements and vagueness of Egyptian state institutions towards the public, the public prosecutor decided to close the file regarding AFTE's requestsubmitted on the 30th of January 2013, in...

Activists And Human Rights Organizations Launch A Campaign In Solidarity With Hassan Hanafi And...

Cairo in 20/10/2009. Activists, Lawyers and human rights organizations decided to start a campaign in solidarity with Hassan Hanafi and Sayed ElQemany to support them against Hesba cases that were filed against them by some...