What Egypt is Losing by Silencing Journalists During the Pandemic

Source: Project on Middle East Democracy

Author(s): Mahmoud Farouk

Original Link: https://pomed.org/what-egypt-is-losing-by-silencing-journalists-during-the-pandemic/

As the coronavirus continues to spread in Egypt, the regime is stepping up efforts not to combat the pandemic, but to silence the country’s few remaining independent media voices. In recent weeks, security forces have detained Mada Masr Editor Lina AttalahAl Manassa Editor Nora Younis, and several other writers, reporters, and publishers whom the regime somehow views as threats. 

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