TOPIC censorship
features
Waiting for Shady
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Witnessing the burial of incarcerated video blogger Shady Abu Zeid’s late father
Sources: Presidency gives Egyptian media orders not to cover CBS interview with Sisi
Sources say Egyptian media received orders to refrain from covering CBS interview with Sisi
Whose narrative are we writing?
Yasmine Zohdi | Tamer El Said on censorship, the Cairo International Film Festival and his film’s leak
An artistically lacking film at a morally lacking moment: The problematic rhetoric of ‘Gunshot’
Amr Ezzat | An examination of “Gunshot,” the controversial film which premiered at the Gouna Film Festival
More hurdles to clear: What a new committee organizing festivals means for the future of artistic events in Egypt
A decree issued last week imposes severe restrictions on the organization of art events in Egypt
On the swift un-banning of Karma, and the popular notion of the ‘dissident artist’
Hakim Abdel Naim | The un-banning of Khaled Youssef's latest film has raised questions
Cybercrime bill nears committee approval with harsher penalties for site admins, protection for bona fides
Rania al-Abd | The amendments include harsher punishments for website admins and ISPs that disclose user data
Parliament in haste to approve cybercrime bill: Ambiguous provisions, loose definitions, legalized web censorship
Rana Mamdouh and Rania al-Abd | 14 articles of Egypt's cybercrime bill were approved on Tuesday in a whirlwind 2-hour session
A battle for existence: How the combined forces of censorship and security shaped Egypt’s music scene in 2017
Hessen Hossam | The restrictions imposed by the state on musicians in 2017 have been wider than ever in scope
 
More features
 
 
Opinion
Sherif Azer
Twitter suspends more accounts of Egyptian activists
Pro-Mubarak Twitter users tail prominent activist
Wafaa Heikal
Why did Twitter suspend a Reuters journalist’s account in Egypt?
Account blocking, false flagging tactics, internet trolls and hate speech
Bassam Mortada
Why was the presumed censorship of The Nile Hilton Incident met with silence from Egypt’s filmmakers?
Why haven't Egyptian filmmakers responded to the cancellation of The Nile Hilton Incident screenings?
 
More Op-eds
 
 
News
Egypt blocks over 34,000 websites in attempt to ‘shut down’ constitutional amendments opposition campaign
Journalists Syndicate board members walk out of meeting in protest over proposed SMRC bylaws
CPJ: 19 of 25 detained journalists in Egypt in 2018 charged over ‘false news’
Report: Internet censorship has become ‘more pervasive’ in past year, 62% of blocked websites are media outlets
Censorship Board revokes decision to ban film hours after announcing it
Zawya cancels The Nile Hilton Incident screening, cites ‘involuntary circumstances’
AD
 
More News
 
AD
 
Cartoons
The dignity of society
Andeel | Society: "My dignity!"
Society can’t take it
Andeel | Caption: In solidarity with Ahmed NajiSign: The General Commitee for Censoring EverythingMan in a suit: "Censor all the sex Walid... I can't handle it Walid!"
Cartoon: Treatment
Hicham Rahma | Policeman: Try opening your mouth?
Cartoon: Margin for freedom
Andeel | #FreedomThis is the space allowed for today's cartoon. Thank you.