egyptian journalists syndicate
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26 February 2018: The International Federation of Journalists has called for the immediate release of an Egyptian journalist who was arrested after conducting an interview with an opposition figure.
16 June 2017: Union strongly condemns the Saudi authorities and their alliances as they clamp down on freedom of expression and the media.
23 November 2016: Egyptian court sentences president, vice-president and general secretary of journalist union to 2-year jail sentences.
4 October 2016: Their lawyer has said the journalists Hamdy Mokhtar, Mohamed Hassan and Osama al-Bishbishi have been 'beaten and electrocuted'.
31 May 2016: Journalist leaders questioned by police and jailed for four days.
18 May 2016: Public meeting about the campaign for truth and justice for murdered PhD student Giulio Regeni and Egypt's disappeared and persecuted civilians.
The Cambridge NUJ branch is supporting this event and branch chair Keith Murray is one of the speakers.
4 May 2016: Global union federation condemns outrageous attack on media and trade union rights following the attack by police on the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate and the arrest of its members.
16 July 2015: IFJ welcomes the removal of the threat of custodial sentences but condemns the decision to replace it with a large fine.
12 June 2015: The NUJ, IFJ and sister unions hail the action taken by the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate against threats to press freedom and the jailing of journalists.