#Egypt: CPJ welcomes the release of journalists Esraa Abdelfattah, Mostafa al-Aasar, Moataz Wadnan, and Gamal al-Gamal before Eid, and it will continue to call for the release of all imprisoned journalists in Egypt. Here are some of their names ⬇️ bit.ly/2UjsDyA
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Journalist Alaa Abdelfattah is still behind bars! He served 5 years in prison in 2014, and was arrested again in September 2019 on bogus terrorism and false news charges. Remember his name! cpj.org/data/people/alaa-abd…
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Photographer Sayed Abd Ellah was also arrested in September 2019 on terrorism and false news charges. In November 2020, prosecutors filed additional terrorism charges against him to keep him in jail for a longer period. Remember his name! cpj.org/data/people/sayed-ab…
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Freelance journalist Shimaa Samy is also held in pretrial detention on trumped-up terrorism and false news charges since May 2020. Samy is still not convicted of any crime, but yet she remains behind bars. Remember her name! cpj.org/data/people/shimaa-s…
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Blogger Mohamed Oxygen was initially arrested in April 2018 and detained for over a year. A court in July 2019 released him on probation, but the blogger was taken back into custody in September 2019 on new charges. Remember his name! cpj.org/data/people/mohamed-…
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Freelance journalist, and friend of journalist Esraa Abdelfattah, Mohamed Salah, is still in pretrial detention awaiting trial! Salah is detained since November 2019 on bogus false news and terrorism charges. Remember his name! cpj.org/data/people/mohamed-…

Jul 19, 2021 · 8:34 PM UTC

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Columnist Hisham Fouad is also charged with belonging to a terrorist group and spreading false news. Fouad was detained in June 2019, and he recently started a hunger strike to protest his pretrial detention. Remember his name! cpj.org/data/people/hisham-f…
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Al-Karama journalist Hossam Moanis is also still behind bars, not charged of any crime, since his arrest in June 2019. Moanis is also charged with trumped-up false news and terrorism charges, and his trial hasn't begun yet. Remember his name! cpj.org/data/people/hossam-m…
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As of December 1, 2020, @pressfreedom counted at least 27 journalists behind bars in Egypt. Most of these journalists are held on pretrial basis and are not convicted of any crime. For more information: cpj.org/data/location/?cc_fi…
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