Posts Tagged ‘Media censorship’

Egypt: Bad Boys Who do not Moderate Blog Comments

After learning that blogging is a serious crime in Egypt and that speaking up for others is something that warrants punishment, state security officials are now arresting bloggers who do not moderate comments on their blog posts!... (Continue reading)

Egyptian Bloggers and Journalists in the Hot Seat

Egyptian blogger, Zeinobia wrote a series of posts about bloggers and journalists who are either behind bars, sued, or fined. Marwa Rakha takes a closer look at the situation in Egypt concerning bloggers and journalists. ... (Continue reading)

Egyptian and Tunisian Bloggers against Censorship

In December 2006 frustrated Tunisian bloggers launched the "Action Blank Post" initiative in defense of freedom of speech. Supporting bloggers from all over the world posted a blank on their blogs on the 25th of December, and now bloggers have... (Continue reading)

Egypt Silences the Voice of Iran

Egyptian authorities shut down the Cairo office of an Iranian TV network over a film that justifies the killing of former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat by Islamic militants. Marwa Rakha sums up the opinions of Egyptian blogger Dina Ayoub about... (Continue reading)

Hail thee Ostrich Land – new Egyptian media censorship law coming up!

Hail thee Ostrich Land - new Egyptian media censorship law coming up!

I got an email from my friend Tamer El Meehy saying "Do something!" as he forwarded me a copy of the draft of the new Egyptian law of audio-visual transmission and monitoring the internet. In plain English, Egyptian Big Brother... (Continue reading)

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