English (AAE) is the English branch of a prominent Lebanese
During the second week of February 2014, Al-Akhbar
published a six-part special series called, “Syrian Prisoners: In
Their Own Voices.” This is the story of that series.
In Egypt, numerous journalists have been
arrested since the overthrow of Morsi. They are being kept in high security
prisons under appalling conditions. Egypt Solidarity Initiative are campaigning for their
release as they go on trial today.
While Dylan Farrow's child abuse allegations against Woody Allen hold the headlines, it is time for journalists to realise that sexual violence is not about evil individuals, Asian grooming gangs, or 1970s BBC culture.
If the goal of Moroccan officials is to silence Anouzla, their attempts have been fruitless thus far, as more and more activists and international organizations adopt his case and propagate the same articles Moroccans are trying to suppress.
The vaunted reputation of the
military-led government for neutrality is rather easily exposed, when we
realise that the decision to close Al-Faraeen came only after Okasha's
harsh criticism of both the Egyptian Defence Minister and the Minister of