The Middle East and North Africa Program @pressfreedom. لجنة حماية الصحفيين - الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا کمیته حمایت از خبرنگاران - خاورمیانه

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#فلسطين #إسرائيل "على القوات الإسرائيليّة السماح للصحفيين الفلسطينيين والدوليين بتغطية كافّة الأحداث المتعلّقة بمقتل #شيرين_أبو_عاقلة في الأراضي الفلسطينيّة المحتلّة بحريّة وبدون خوف. نحمّلهم المسؤوليّة عن أي أعمال انتقاميّة ضدّ عائلتها أو زملائها في قناة الجزيرة".-@sherifmnsour
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#Israel #Palestine:“Israeli forces must allow Palestinian and international journalists to cover all events related to #ShireenAbuAkleh's killing in the occupied Palestinian territories freely and without initimidation. We hold them responsible for any reprisal” - @sherifmnsour
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#Egypt:Another journalist was released today!Hossam Moanis, arrested in 2019, was granted presidential pardon hours after @AlsisiOfficial announced the reactivation of a Presidential Pardon Committee. Mohamed Salah & Abdo Fayed were also released last week:cpj.org/2022/04/cpj-welcomes…
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If you are in DC, make sure to attend the in-person panel hosted by @POMED, @thefreedomi, & @TimepDC, tomorrow at 11 am EST, featuring @sana2, who will be presenting insights from her brother Alaa Abdelfattah's book, You Have Not Yet Been Defeated. To RSVP:timep.org/events/discussion-…
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#Egypt: Journalist Hisham Abdelaziz, a producer at @AlJazeera, is still held in pretrial detention since 2019, where he suffers from serious health issues that are worsening every day. He is denied medical care in prison, and is losing his sight & hearing. cpj.org/data/people/hisham-a…
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#Egypt: Yesterday, Ahmed al-Bahy, a @masrawy correspondent in Monufia, was released on a 5000 EGP bail ($270), pending investigation into inciting violence charges. These charges stem from al-Bahy's coverage of an April 15 murder in al-Sadat City. More: cpj.org/2022/04/egyptian-aut…
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#Tunisia: Yesterday, authorities arrested journalist #Chahrazed_Akacha, directer of local news website Scoop Info, as she responded to a summons for questioning. Prosecutors accuse her of disturbing the public on social media, over a Facebook post. More: bit.ly/3KKGUsQ
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Today, the investigative judge at the Ariana court, ordered journalist Chahrazed Akacha's release pending trial, on accusations of disturbing the public on social media. More: bit.ly/37mFtCz
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#Algeria: Today, a Ghardaïa appeals court upheld journalist Merzoug Touati's 1-year prison sentence for allegedly having spread false news and having insulted the police. Touati, the editor of Al-Hogra, was arrested by the police on December 28, 2021. cpj.org/2022/01/algerian-jou…
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#Algeria: Algerian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release journalist Merzoug Touati and drop all charges against him, @pressfreedom said today. cpj.org/2022/01/algerian-jou…
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#مصر: شاهد @sherifmnsour منسق برنامج الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا في @pressfreedom في مناقشة مع @bbcarabic عن تصنيف مصر كثالث أكثر دولة سجناً للصحفيين في هذا العام: invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=KXi-Aw7m…
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“As an Iranian journalist who has seen the inside of a Tehran prison myself, I was excited when the Committee to Protect Journalists gave its Press Freedom Award last year to @2mohammadmosaed" Senior @CPJMENA Researcher @YeganehSalehi. Watch #IPFA stream: nitter.fdn.fr/i/broadcasts/1DX…
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#Morocco: Tomorrow, journalist @OmarRADI's appeal hearing will take place at the #Casablanca Court of Appeals. Radi has been held in solitary confinement since he was arrested in July 2020 in retaliation for his investigative reporting on land expropriation in the kingdom.
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CPJ partnered with @GulfCentre4HR, @Maharat_Lebanon @UNESCOBEIRUT and other organizations on an event highlighting impunity for crimes against journalists in the MENA region. Watch here: invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=hsxKK5hv…
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#Sudan: State television manager Maher Abugoukh is still in custody since the Sudanese military forces arrested him from his home in Khartoum on October 25. Yesterday, @pressfreedom called for his release and for the respect of press freedom amid a coup.cpj.org/2021/10/sudanese-mil…
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#Morocco: Today, journalist Maati Monjib announced going on a hunger strike to protest the freezing of his bank account and being banned from traveling. Monjib, who is also a French citizen, can no longer travel to France to join his family and get treated for his heart condition
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#Yemen: The failure of @UN_HRC to renew the GEE mandate during #HRC48 has grave consequences for press freedom, and human rights, in Yemen.
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6/ Today marks three years since #JamalKhashoggi was murdered. For explaining. For questioning. For criticizing. He was murdered for journalism. Join us in calling for #JusticeForJamal
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