Daily Archives: 3 May 2013

Dissent still under attack in post-Mubarak Egypt

By Diana Eltahawy, Egypt Researcher at Amnesty International While the world is celebrating the 20th World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, the crackdown on freedom of speech and dissent continues unabated in post-Mubarak Egypt. Instead of drawing from the … Continue reading

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Amnesty International and Russia’s stifled voices

By Lydia Aroyo, Europe and Central Asia Press Officer at Amnesty International, who recently returned from Moscow. The press centre of the Russian Interfax news agency was rapidly filling up with journalists and the pile of press packs that we … Continue reading

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Journalists remain defiant in Syria despite targeted attacks

On World Press Freedom Day, Noor Al-Bazzaz from Amnesty’s Syria research team describes how Syria’s defiant journalists are under attack from all sides. The Syrian authorities have for decades tried to suppress any “truth” not sanctified by them. Perhaps then, … Continue reading

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