Freedom of the press

  • Suspending Al-Bawaba newspaper’s issue for the second consecutive day shows the wasting of the Constitution before and after imposing state of emergency

    Suspending Al-Bawaba newspaper’s issue for the second consecutive day shows the wasting of the Constitution before and after imposing state of emergency

    11 April,2017

    Cairo: 11 April, 2017
    The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today that the Egyptian authorities confiscation of Tuesday’s issue of the “Al-Bawaba” newspaper for the second day in a row-against the backdrop of their demand to hold those Egyptians responsible for the security performance accountable- reveals that the Egyptian Constitution is being […]

     
  • Egypt| Continuing the crackdown against journalists.. An unjust prison sentence & bail against the journalists’ syndicate leaders

    Egypt| Continuing the crackdown against journalists.. An unjust prison sentence & bail against the journalists’ syndicate leaders

    20 November,2016

    Cairo: 20 November, 2016
    The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has expressed its deep concern over the ongoing restrictions on freedom of the press and the criminal prosecution of journalists in Egypt. ANHRI said “the decision to imprison the journalists’ syndicate leaders is an unprecedented violation and a serious setback in press freedom.
    Kasr el-Nile Misdemeanor […]

     
  • Al-Ahram refraining from publishing an article by journalist “Osama Al-Ghazali Harb” is a new evidence of the deterioration of state media in Egypt

    Al-Ahram refraining from publishing an article by journalist “Osama Al-Ghazali Harb” is a new evidence of the deterioration of state media in Egypt

    11 October,2016

    Cairo: 11 October, 2016
    The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today that the fact that the state-owned Al-Ahram newspaper refrained from publishing an article written by journalist Osama Al-Ghazali Harb constitutes a continuation of press freedom violations and an additional evidence of the defects faced by the official media administration.
    On last Wednesday (October 5), al-Ahram […]

     
  • Journalist Amr Badr Released

    Journalist Amr Badr Released

    28 August,2016

    Shubra Al-Khema Prosecution has ordered the release of Amr Badr on bail of EGP5,000.
    Last Wednesday, Shubra Al-Khema Prosecution ordered the imprisonment renewal of journalists Amr Badr and Mahmoud Al-Sakka for 15 days pending probe in case No. 4016/2016 (Administrative/ Shubra Al-Khema) after spending 110 days in solitary confinement at Al-Mazraa (Farm) Tora Prison.
    The public […]

     
  • A Landmark Ruling by State Council on Setting Minimum Wage for Journalists

    A Landmark Ruling by State Council on Setting Minimum Wage for Journalists

    28 July,2016

    Cairo: 28 July, 2016
     Today, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) welcomed the ruling issued by the Administrative Judiciary Court to annul the negative decision of refraining from setting a minimum wage for journalists, and asserted that the ruling represents a victory for them and stresses their right to have a fair minimum wage. […]

     
  • Sudan: ANHRI Condemns Suspending “Al-Jarida” Newspaper

    Sudan: ANHRI Condemns Suspending “Al-Jarida” Newspaper

    25 July,2016

     Cairo: 25 July, 2016
     The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has deplored the decision issued on July 19 by the Sudanese National Council for Press and Publications to suspend the Sudanese Al-Jarida newspaper for three days against the backdrop of a statement published in the newspaper.
    On the 19th of July, the National Council for Press and […]

     
  • ANHRI Condemns Attacks on Journalists While Covering Lawyers Syndicate’s Emergency General Assembly

    ANHRI Condemns Attacks on Journalists While Covering Lawyers Syndicate’s Emergency General Assembly

    18 July,2016

    Cairo: 18 July, 2016
    The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounced the attack committed by some lawyers against journalists and photojournalists from different media outlets during their news coverage of the urgent General Assembly’s events at the Lawyers Syndicate.
    Yesterday (Sunday), a number of lawyers, who participated in the General Assembly to withdraw confidence from the […]

     
  • Security Forces Ban of High School Students Conference is a Continuation of a Fierce Crackdown on Hundreds of  Peaceful Youth

    Security Forces Ban of High School Students Conference is a Continuation of a Fierce Crackdown on Hundreds of Peaceful Youth

    12 July,2016

    Cairo: 12 July, 2016
    The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) vehemently condemned the security forces’ siege of the Journalists Syndicate headquarters and the ban of a press conference for Thanaweya Amma (high school) students by closing all roads lead to the syndicate at the time it was scheduled to be held.
    The Press Syndicate’s Freedoms Committee, […]

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

    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 wall in an adjacent public domain land.
    On the 23rd of June, the police forces besieged the […]

     
  • Imprisonment of Amr Badr and Mahmoud Al-Sakka Renewed for 15 Days Pending Probe

    Imprisonment of Amr Badr and Mahmoud Al-Sakka Renewed for 15 Days Pending Probe

    12 June,2016

    Today, Shubra al-Khema Prosecution ordered the imprisonment renewal of journalists Amr Badr and Mahmoud al-Sakka for 15 days pending investigations. The two journalists are accused of; attempting to overthrow the regime, changing the state’s constitution, regime, and government’s structure , joining one of the associations, bodies and organizations that aim at disrupting the Constitution and […]