Egypt: No Freedom of Speech for Journalists

“Egypt has a funny way of celebrating May 3, World Press Freedom Day. Last year it marked the occasion by sentencing Al-Jazeera journalist Huwaida Taha to six months in prison for a documentary she made about torture in Egypt. This year press freedom watchdogs fear it will mark the occasion by upholding 1-year prison sentences condemning editors of four opposition newspapers,” writes Elijah Zarwan, from Cairo, Egypt.

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