Tally of cases of abuses against journalists

first_img EgyptMiddle East – North Africa February 1, 2021 Find out more February 6, 2021 Find out more EgyptMiddle East – North Africa February 4, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Tally of cases of abuses against journalists News Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein back home after four years in prison News Reporters Without Borders is posting a provisional tally of cases of abuses against journalists and media since the start of the violence on 2 February, above all in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. The tally is far from final or definitive. Additional cases keep on being reported and it is very difficult to compile a comprehensive inventory of the situation. It will be updated as information is received.Nonetheless, the tally already gives a picture of the incredible scope of the campaign of hate and violence unleashed against the international media. Few news organizations have been spared. Almost every journalist in Cairo seems to have been the victim of an incident.Some requested anonymity for fear of reprisals1 journalist dead: Ahmed Mohammed Mahmoud from Al-AhramJournalists attacked but not detained : 79 Journalists detained for at least 2 hours : 76Case of material harmed and media offices closed : 25Media the most targeted : Al Jazeera with 3 reporters attacked and 4 detained (all released) + office trashed.Countries with the most harassed journalists in Egypt : US (30 + a VOA team)France (18)Poland (9)Qatar (7 – all Al Jazeera) Follow the news on Egypt to go further January 22, 2021 Find out more RSF_en News Organisation Less press freedom than ever in Egypt, 10 years after revolution Detained woman journalist pressured by interrogator, harassed by prison staff News Help by sharing this information Related documents listing_violences_egypt-2.xlsVND.MS-EXCEL – 64.5 KB Receive email alertslast_img

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