Egypt: Open War Against Newspapers

“If 2006 (or even late 2005) saw the beginning of the crackdown on all opposition figures (jailing of Ayman Nour, campaign against the MB), 2007 appears to be dedicated to silencing the press when it comes to the president,” writes Issandr El Amrani, from Egypt, who reports on Egypt's latest crackdown on freedom of expression.

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