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Egypt: Journalist Sentenced for Six Months

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Egypt, Freedom of Speech, Law, Media & Journalism

“Ibrahim Eissa received a prison sentence of six months for having spread false information about President Mubarak´s health in August 2007. The sentence was given by Judge Sherif Kamel Mustapha at Bulaq Court of misdeamenours this morning. He was found guilty of having harmed Egypt´s economy,” announced Ibn Al Dunya [1] from Egypt.