Freedom of Expression

Sisi-Macron presser: Many agreements, two heated disagreements

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 01:26 GMT

Presidents Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Emmanuel Macron highlighted many aspects of agreement in a press conference in Paris Monday, while a few topics remain contested.

What do you know about the Prophet of Islam, Mohammed (PBUH)?

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 - 11:36 GMT

The status of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) to Muslims is grandiose. He resides in the hearts, consciousness and soul of every Muslim.

New Qatari law final nail in coffin of freedom of expression: Maat

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 - 03:04 GMT

Qatar has issued a new legislation eliminating the "last outlet" for freedom of expression, criminalizing any speech or act that contradicts "Doha's policy," an Egyptian human rights organization said in a Thursday statement.

Sisi: Freedom of expression guaranteed for all

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 - 06:02 GMT

President Sisi stated that the media plays a great role in raising public awareness of the latest national and international developments and social morals.

Vietnam dissident Khoi urges Facebook to protect freedom of expression

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - 11:25 GMT

Vietnam dissident Khoi urges Facebook to protect freedom of expression.

Novelist Ahmed Naji fined LE 20K over sexually loaded chapter

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 - 04:46 GMT

Novelist Ahmed Naji was fined LE 20,000 for publishing “indecent text that violates public modesty” due to a chapter from his novel “Using Life”.

Sudan seizes six daily newspapers, arrests opposition leaders

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 - 03:39 GMT

Protests have expanded to several provinces in Sudan, following the confiscation of six daily newspapers and banning their publication without stating reasons.

Trump's hostility toward media has a purpose - UN human rights

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 11:24 GMT

Trump's attacks on the media are part of a global trend of hostility to freedom of speech and damage the U.S. public interest, a U.N. human rights expert said.

Restrictions on freedom of expression permitted to protect security

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 - 12:09 GMT

UAE Foreign Minister sent a letter to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Qatar’s Al Jazeera’s persistent promotion of extremist ideologies.