Hamdy Mokhtar

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Hamdy Mokhtar

December 12, 2017 4:24 PM ET

Photojournalist Hamdy Mokhtar was arrested on September 26, 2016 along with photojournalists Mohamed Hassan and Osama al-Bishbishi, while filming near the Journalists' Syndicate in downtown Cairo, according to news reports and local press freedom organizations. Each of the three journalists...

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In Egypt, censorship, an arrest, and court hearings for journalists

November 7, 2016 2:22 PM ET

Restrictions against the press continue in Egypt, with ongoing trials of journalists, some of whom have been in detention for more than three years, allegations that a TV station was ordered to drop a planned broadcast of an interview...

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Four journalists arrested in Egypt

September 30, 2016 12:51 PM ET

New York, September 30, 2016 - Egyptian authorities should immediately drop all charges against four journalists arrested in Cairo this week, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The three journalists still in detention told their lawyer security forces...

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Egypt sentences journalists to prison for 'publishing false news'

January 13, 2016 6:30 PM ET

New York, January 13, 2016 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists on Wednesday condemned a Cairo court's sentencing of three journalists and one press freedom advocate to three years in prison each on charges of "publishing false news" and belonging...

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With more journalist arrests, press freedom further declines in Egypt

July 6, 2015 3:47 PM ET

New York, July 6, 2015--Egyptian authorities arrested four journalists last week around the two-year anniversary of the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi, according to news reports and local press freedom groups....

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