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Ibrahim Eissa found not guilty of contempt of religion

Ibrahim Eissa found not guilty of contempt of religion

Journalist and television host Ibrahim Eissa (AFP File Photo)

Journalist and television host Ibrahim Eissa
(AFP File Photo)

TV presenter and Editor-in-Chief of El-Tahrir newspaper Ibrahim Eissa has been found not guilty of contempt of religion by the Dokki Misdemeanour Court.

The issue dates back to November 2012, when …

Eleven attacks on journalists during referendum coverage: AFTE

Eleven attacks on journalists during referendum coverage: AFTE

A woman shows her ink-marked finger as she leaves a polling centre after voting on a new constitution on January 14, 2014 in Mounira, a district of Cairo. Egyptians vote on a new constitution amid high security in a referendum likely to prompt a presidential bid by the army chief who overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.     (AFP PHOTO / VIRGINIE NGUYEN HOANG)

A woman shows her ink-marked finger as she leaves a polling centre after voting on a new constitution on January 14, 2014 in Mounira.
(AFP PHOTO / VIRGINIE NGUYEN HOANG)

At least 11 incidents of attacks on journalists covering the …

Detention renewed for 174 Al-Azhar University students

Detention renewed for 174 Al-Azhar University students

Riot policeman detains a female student of al-Azhar University during a pro-Morsi protest by students inside their campus in Cairo on 30 December 2013.  (AFP PHOTO/MAHMOUD KHALED)

Riot policeman detains a female student of al-Azhar University during a pro-Morsi protest by students inside their campus in Cairo on 30 December 2013.
(AFP PHOTO/MAHMOUD KHALED)

The Nasr City prosecution renewed on Saturday the detention of 174 Al-Azhar University

AFTE condemns shutting down Freedom and Justice Party newspaper

AFTE condemns shutting down Freedom and Justice Party newspaper

Freedom_and_Justice_LogoAbuses against journalists and newspapers are “still ongoing” and “systematic”, the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) said on Monday, in criticism of the recent decision to shut down the Freedom and Justice Party’s newspaper.

AFTE said the …

Clashes in Zagazig University prompt police intervention

Clashes in Zagazig University prompt police intervention

Egyptian riot policemen stand in front of a burning car set on fire by students of Al-Azhar University who support the Muslim Brotherhood during clashes with police outside their campus on December 9, 2013. (AFP PHOTO / TAREK WAJEH)

Egyptian riot policemen stand in front of a burning car set on fire by students of Al-Azhar University who support the Muslim Brotherhood during clashes with police outside their campus on December 9, 2013.
(AFP PHOTO / TAREK WAJEH)

Clashes …