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Egypt: Prisons are now journalists' newrooms

, Index number: MDE 12/2240/2020

Since 2016, the Egyptian authorities have consolidated their grip on the media landscape and intensified their crackdown on journalists daring to deviate from the official narrative, Amnesty International said. This clampdown on media not only violates journalists’ right to freedom of expression, but also the general public’s access to independent information.

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