Violated Freedom: Practices and policies restricting media freedom in Egypt


The report examines the policies adopted by the state to restrict the freedom of the media, whether by the closure of some private channels, or by imposing various types of censorship, or some actions by the state as the prosecution of journalists and media personals and their referral to military trials, as well as the absence of syndicate protection for many journalists. The report also records sorts of administrative arbitrariness against journalists and media personals and cases of unfair dismissal in some private media outlets as well as the authority exerted by the “Investment Authority” upon satellite broadcasted TV channels. 

To download the report summary in English

  Violated_Freedom2013-summaryEn.docx (32.7 KiB)

The full report is available in Arabic