Freedom of Information

Algeria| ANHRI Condemns Blocking “Tsa Tout Sur l Algérie” Website

9 October, 2017

Cairo: 9 October 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemned the act of blocking “Tsa Tout Sur l Algérie” (Everything about Algeria) website on Thursday, October 5, without announcing any reasons. “Tsa Tout Sur l Algérie” website, in ...

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Egypt: “Cabinet incidents” case adjourned to November 26 to resume pleading

30 October, 2016

Giza Criminal Court's circuit 5 (Terrorism), convened at the Police Academy and presided over by counselor Nagy Shehata, decided to postpone the re-trial of defendants into the case known in media as “Cabinet incidents” to the hearing of 26 November 2016. ...

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UAE Escalates its Crackdown on News Portal, Blocks Fars News Agency

11 July, 2016

Cairo: 11 July, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemned blocking the Arabic Language website of Fars News Agency in UAE by the Emirati authorities yesterday, 10 July 2016. On its website, Fars News Agency announced yesterday that the authorities ...

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UAE: ANHRI: Blocking “Middle East Eye” is a Violation of the Right to Information, the Decision Must be Reversed

4 July, 2016

Cairo: 4 July, 2016  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) decried the Emirati authorities' blocking of the British website Middle East Eye (MEE), concerned with the Middle East affairs, on 29 June 2016, to be added to the list of ...

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Egypt: Removal of ElBaradei’s Name and Photo from School Textbooks is a Paltry Attempt to Deface History

22 March, 2016

 Cairo: 22 March, 2016  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said that “the omission of Dr. Mohamed El-Baradej's name and photo from the fifth-grade's Arabic language book constitutes a distortion of history and school curriculum as well as a ...

After Passing the Right to Information Act… ANHRI Urges Arab Countries to Follow in Tunisian Parliament’s Steps

13 March, 2016

Cairo: 13 March, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), today, welcomed the approval of the right to information bill, by the Tunisian parliament, that grants all citizens the right to obtain information from public institutions. "Passing the ...

Egypt: Ban on Live Streaming of Parliament’s Sessions Derogates from Right to Information, ANHRI Says

14 January, 2016

Cairo: 14 January, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), today, condemned the decision made on January 12, by the Egyptian Parliament, to ban live news broadcast of its sessions for allegedly the live broadcast disrupts the parliamentarians while ...

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Kuwait: Consideration of “Al-Fontas Group” Case Adjourned & Travel Ban on 9 Defendants Lifted

21 September, 2015

  Kuwaiti Criminal Court, today, decided to defer the case of “Al-Fontas Group” to November 9 hearing. Also, the court lifted the travel ban imposed on 9 defendants. They are Abdel-Mohsen Al-Otaiqi, Khalifa Al-Sabah, Ahmed Al-Sabah, Azbi Al-Sabah, Youssef Al-Eissa, Fawaz ...

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