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Egypt releases jailed anti-harassment activist

Egyptian authorities on Thursday released a rights activist jailed over a video she posted online criticising sexual harassment in the country, her husband said. Amal Fathi, 34, was handed a two-year suspended jail sentence in September on charges of spreading … read more

Online mag faces charges after mocking Egyptian passport

Egypt’s Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR), an independent authority, called for closing Mo4 Network, over “insulting” the Egyptian passport through one of its subordinate entities. Headed by Makram Mohamed Ahmed, the SCMR, which almost possesses the powers of the … read more