freedom of speech

Egyptian activists launch petition against 'hijacking' of COP27 to serve non-environmental purposes

Wed, 09 Nov 2022 - 03:54 GMT

A number of Egyptian activists and politicians have launched a petition to the Secretary-General of the United Nations to reject the "hijaking" of the climate change summit by some civil society organizations who used COP27 sessions to serve goals that has nothing to do with environmental issues.

Egypt’s Sisi: National Dialogue Aims At Listening to People’s Views for ‘Sake of Nation’

Sat, 21 May 2022 - 05:15 GMT

President Sisi’s comments were stated during his meeting with a number of editors and media professionals from Egyptian newspapers, on the sidelines of his tour of Egypt's Future Project for Agricultural Production, which he inaugurated on Saturday.

Sisi didn’t disappoint Egyptians insulted by French cartoons, but to them it is more than condemnation

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 06:39 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi did not disappoint Egyptians insulted by the latest French cartoons when he held a joint Monday press conference with his counterpart. But a presser can only last for so long.

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.

Wide criticism for Turkish court's life sentences to 6 journalists

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 - 10:19 GMT

A Turkish court on Friday sentenced six journalists, including two prominent brothers, to life in jail for aiding plotters of a 2016 failed coup

Busan film festival opens with freedom of speech plea

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 - 12:41 GMT

An impassioned plea for freedom of speech launched Asia's biggest film festival on Thursday, after a lengthy row over artistic freedom.