Marwa Morgan/CPJ Middle East and North Africa Intern
Marwa Morgan is CPJ's Middle East and North Africa program intern. She previously worked as a reporter and photojournalist for Ahram Online and Daily News Egypt. Her freelance work was published in several international outlets, including The Guardian and NPR. She holds a Master of Science in journalism from Boston University.
CPJ joins call for Egypt to stop blocking access to news websites
The Committee to Protect Journalists joined 20 human rights and press freedom organizations in calling on Egyptian authorities to stop blocking access to Mada Masr and the 22 other news websites. The letter, sent May 26, says the blocking of the sites violates international standards.
Families of jailed journalists in Egypt await outcome of latest trials
Every two weeks Mohamed al-Fakharany prepares to visit his brother, Abdullah al-Fakharany, in prison. He packs food, clothes, books, and, most importantly, written responses to his older brother’s letters. Mohamed al-Fakharany, who told CPJ that he has never missed a visit, was only 11 when his brother– the executive director of opposition news outlet Rassd–was…