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Detox | Issue 09: Deep Breath
We are okay. Or at least we think so.
Under siege: To be a journalist in Egypt
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Journalists are working under tough conditions in Egypt, with poor pay and lack of protection
‘Does anyone know why we’re here?’: A letter from a journalist in pretrial detention
A letter from journalist Hamdy al-Zaeem, currently in pretrial detention in Tora Prison
Shawkan’s place: Between memory and hope
Leena ElDeeb | Shawkan's family, surrounded by photographs of him, are still clinging to hope
The rise and fall of Karmoz: How a local journalism platform tried to escape Egypt’s center
Mohamed Hamama | We trace the five-year journey of Alexandria-based news organization Karmoz
Breaking the back of the Journalists Syndicate
Beesan Kassab and Omar Said | A month after security forces stormed the Journalist Syndicate and arrested two reporters, the standoff
The curious case of Mada
Heba Afify | Before accusing him of taking bribes from international bodies, state institutions collaborated with
Over 70 international scholars demand release of journalist and researcher Ismail Alexandrani
A number of scholars and researchers from around the world have issued a statement calling on Egyptian
Visualizing Egypt: More voices, less freedom
Since the early 2000s, Egypt has seen the liberalization of the media market, with the state opening
 
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Opinion
Rana Mamdouh
Woes of an ordinary journalist
Who added my name to these lists? And why?
Lina Attalah
A few things you might like to know about us
Here is the backstory to the piece that contributed to getting us into trouble.
Yasmin El-Rifae
For journalists, freedom from jail is a qualified liberty
The only country with more journalists in jail than Egypt is China, and it has raced to this position
 
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News
China, Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia are world’s worst jailers of journalists in 2019, according to CPJ
Plainclothes security raid Mada Masr office for several hours, detain 3 including Chief Editor Lina Attalah
Journalists Syndicate rejects candidacy of imprisoned Hesham Gaafar, accepts detained Ahmed Gamal Zeyada as member
Airport authorities deny New York Times correspondent David Kirkpatrick entry into Cairo
Imprisoned journalist Hesham Gaafar’s wife submits candidacy documents for Journalists Syndicate elections on his behalf
Journalist Ahmed Gamal Ziada disappears after being stopped at Cairo airport
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Cartoons
Hossam Bahgat is free
Andeel | Justice must come out ahead.
Shawkan
Mohamed Turky | Photo journalist "Shawkan" exceeds legal limit for pre-trial detention...730 days.