Journalist

  • Breaking| Journalist “Ismail al-Iskandarani” Released

    Breaking| Journalist “Ismail al-Iskandarani” Released

    20 November,2016

    Cairo Criminal Court 15th circuit convened at the Police Academy ordered the release of journalistIsmail al-Iskandarani, on charges of joining a banned group and publishing false news, in case No.569 of 2015 State Security.
    On November 29, Egyptian security forces arrested al-Iskandarani at Hurghada International Airport, as he was on his way back from Berlin, he was taken to the headquarters of the Supreme State Security Prosecution in Cairo, and accused him with charges including joining a banned groupand publishing false news.

     
  • 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. […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • State Commissioners Authority’s Report Does Justice to Journalists, stresses their Right to a Fair Minimum Wage.. Case was Set for Adjudication at July 27

    State Commissioners Authority’s Report Does Justice to Journalists, stresses their Right to a Fair Minimum Wage.. Case was Set for Adjudication at July 27

    08 June,2016

    Cairo: 8 June, 2016

    The Administrative Judiciary Court at the State Council has set the 27th of next July as the hearing for adjudication over the case of determining a fair minimum wage for journalists and their right to receive a share in the national newspapers’ revenue, after the State Commissioners Authority issued a report that […]

     
  • Trial of “Shawkan” and 737 Others Over “Raba’a Dispersal” Case Adjourned

    Trial of “Shawkan” and 737 Others Over “Raba’a Dispersal” Case Adjourned

    31 May,2016

    The Cairo Criminal Court, which is convened at the Police Trustees Institute and presided over by Judge Hassan Farid, decided to postpone the trial of photojournalist Mahmoud Abdul Shakour Abu Zaid- aka “Shawkan”- along with 737 others to the hearing of 28 June 2016, over the case publicly known as “Raba’a Sit-in Dispersal”. The postponement […]

     
  • ANHRI Expresses Full Solidarity with Journalists Syndicate Chair and its Council Members in their Defense of the Journalists’ Dignity and the Syndicate’s Independence

    ANHRI Expresses Full Solidarity with Journalists Syndicate Chair and its Council Members in their Defense of the Journalists’ Dignity and the Syndicate’s Independence

    30 May,2016

    Cairo: 30 May, 2016
    The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has expressed its deep concern over the mounting attack against the Journalists Syndicate and the deterioration of press freedom in Egypt, after pressing false accusations against Press Syndicate head ‘Yehiya Qalash’ along with the syndicate’s Undersecretary ‘Khaled El-Balshy’ and its Secretary General ‘Gamal Abdel-Rahim’. […]

     
  • ANHRI Condemns Deportation of French Journalist “Rémy Pigaglio” From Egypt

    ANHRI Condemns Deportation of French Journalist “Rémy Pigaglio” From Egypt

    26 May,2016

    Cairo: 26 May, 2016
    The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has decried deporting French journalist “Rémy Pigaglio” from Egypt without any reasons given. Authorities in Egypt have to halt the arbitrary and police measures of curbing the right to movement and travel, carried out particularly against democracy advocates and journalists, ANHRI asserted.
    Pigaglio, […]