Written by : Shahira Amin
Egypt: Law will “severely erode civil liberties”Country is expected to put into effect a new counter-terrorism law that rights groups warn could "reinstate the old police state that existed under deposed president Hosni Mubarak", writes Shahira Amin
Egpyt: Journalists denied justice againThe trial of three journalists working for the Al Jazeera English Channel (AJE) was adjourned on Thursday until April 22, Shahira Amin reports
“We no longer feel safe”: Egypt’s attacks on gay rightsFollowing three men being sentenced to eight years in prison "for committing homosexual acts", Shahira Amin investigates the dangers faced by Egypt's vulnerable gay community
Egypt: Secularists and conservatives battle over music videosIn a move that has sparked concern among Egyptian secularists, the country's censorship committee this week banned 20 music videos allegedly containing "heavy sexual connotations" and featuring "scantily-dressed female singers and models", Shahira Amin writes
Mosques are the new battlegrounds in Egypt’s political standoffAmid deep polarisation and a widening crackdown on dissent in Egypt, the country's military-backed authorities have now taken their conflict with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to a new front -- houses of worship. Shahira Amin reports
Egypt: Anyone posing a threat to national security “must be annihilated”The trial in Egypt of 20 journalists charged with spreading misinformation and aiding or belonging to a terror cell has been adjourned until March 24.
Egypt: “We are strong and we shall walk free,” declare jailed journalistsThe trial of 20 journalists charged with "fabricating news and assisting or belonging to a terror cell" has been adjourned until 5 March. Shahira Amin reports
Youssef returns to the small screen as Egypt targets journalistsWith much anticipation, Egyptians huddled around their television sets on Friday night to watch their favourite comedian, Bassem Youssef, make his debut appearance on the Saudi-funded MBC Misr Channel after a three-month absence from the small screen. Shahira Amin reports
Egypt: Another attempt to “demonise” its journalistsJust as rights groups and press freedom advocates were thinking things could not get any worse for journalists in Egypt, a video proved them wrong. Shahira Amin reports
There is only one side to the story in Egypt: The government lineTwenty journalists working for the Al Jazeera TV network will stand trial in Egypt on charges of spreading false news that harms national security and assisting or joining a terrorist cell. Shahira Amin reports.
Statement: Egyptian authorities must stop their attacks on media freedom