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On World Press Freedom Day 2017, Freedom of Opinion and Expression in Arab Countries report released

4 May, 2017

(Beirut, Cairo) - On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and Maharat Foundation released, on 03 May 2017, their report on “Freedom of Opinion and ...

Algeria: ANHRI calls for opening impartial investigation into the death of journalist Mohamed Tamalt

12 December, 2016

Cairo: 12 December, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) called on the Algerian authorities to open an impartial and transparent investigation into the circumstances of journalist Mohamed Tamalt's death, while he was serving a two-year prison sentence against the ...

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Algeria: Journalist Mohamed Tamalt Unjustly Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for Insulting President

14 July, 2016

 Cairo: 14 July, 2016  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounced the ruling issued against journalist Mohamed Tamalt to jail him for two years and pay a fine of 200,000 dinar ($1,800), for allegedly “insulting the President” against the backdrop ...

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Algeria: Police Besiege Al-Watan Newspaper’s New Headquarters and Suspend it

26 June, 2016

Cairo: 26 June, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) deprecated the Algerian police forces' siege of Al-Watan independent French-language newspaper's new headquarter Thursday night (June 23) and banning journalists from entering it; for allegedly breaching the building permit and constructing a ...

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Algeria: Blocking Social Media Websites is a Flagrant Attack on the Right to Information

20 June, 2016

 Cairo: 20 June, 2016  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) expresses its vehement condemnation of the decision issued by the Algerian government- represented by the Ministry of Post, Information Technology and Communication- to block social media websites and applications coinciding ...

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Stand Up for Digital Rights! Unveiling Recommendations for Responsible Tech

16 June, 2016

Today, the Centre for Law and Democracy, in collaboration with the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI, Egypt), the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS, India), the Centro de Estudios en Libertad de Expresión y Acceso a la Información ...

In order to establish an independent mechanism to protect freedom of opinion and expression and the media in the Arab region

14 June, 2016

 Tunisia, June 13, 2016  The Arab Group of IFEX, the international network for the defense of freedom of expression, established a working group in Tunis on the 1st and 2nd of June, 2016 to discuss the best ways to protect the ...

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Algeria: Massive Attack on Media Freedom,,, Government to Shut More Than 50 Private Satellite Channels

25 May, 2016

Cairo: 25 May, 2016  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has condemned the Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal's announcement, made on 23 May, about the Algerian authorities' plan to close more than 50 privately-owned TV channels, alleging that “they do ...

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Algeria: ANHRI Decries Suspending Businessman Issad Rebrab’s Press Conference

23 May, 2016

 Cairo: 23 May, 2016  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemned the Algerian authorities' suspension of a press conference that is to be given by Algerian tycoon Issad Rebrab, on May 22, after he was precluded from taking part ...

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ANHRI Releases a Guide for Egyptian, Regional and International Human Rights Organizations and their Ways of Communication

4 April, 2016

Cairo: April 4, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) issued today a new guide for Egyptian, regional, and international human rights organizations. The guidebook covers the basic information related to most of the serious and effective organizations in ...