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Detained Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein released

Detained Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein released

The Cairo Criminal Court released Egyptian journalist Mahmoud Hussein, on Saturday, after four years of pre-trial detention, following his acquittal on alleged charges of spreading false news to damage Egypt’s image. At the time of his detention, Hussein was a journalist and producer for the Qatari owned Al-Jazeera channel, which has frequently been accused of …

Adham Youssef

Conscription: what is it good for?

This article neither responds nor is even remotely interested in the televised report broadcast by Qatar’s Al-Jazeera about conscription or compulsory drafting in the Egyptian army. This goes back to many reasons, but foremost because the virus only infects the body that suffers from weak immunity. I argue that the immunity of Egypt, of both …

Moataz Bellah Abdel-Fattah

Egyptian court postpones verdict in Al Jazeera journalists’ retrial

A court in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, has postponed the verdict in the retrial of three Al Jazeera journalists, jailed for aiding a terrorist organization with false reporting. The case has caused a global outcry. A court in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, postponed a session on Thursday that had been expected to bring a verdict …

Deutsche Welle

Authorities in Egypt ‘killing independent journalism’

A Cairo court is set to issue a verdict on three Al-Jazeera journalists accused of being part of a terrorist group and broadcasting false information. The ruling comes as authorities crack down on independent reporting. A seasoned foreign correspondent shrugged: Like several others, he was mulling the prospects of leaving Egypt for good and moving …

Deutsche Welle

How Germany collaborated with Egypt in arresting Ahmed Mansour

By Jonathan Moremi The arrest in Berlin last weekend of Ahmed Mansour, famous journalist of the Qatar based Al Jazeera network, made headlines all over the world. The fact that Germany with its high reputation as a politically stable democracy acted on behalf of Egypt, a regime that is nationally and internationally accused of ignoring …

Daily News Egypt