Censorship

Top Egyptian photographer in prison for over 800 days without trial

The story of Mahmoud Abu Zeid, widely known as Shawkan, shows that even after the release of Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, many Egyptian freelancers and local journalists remain incarcerated in appalling conditions without the prospect of a fair trial.

Arrested Turkish journalist Bulent Kenes talks to Voices in Danger

The editor of Turkey’s leading English language newspaper Today’s Zaman was last week arrested for insulting the president over Twitter. The day after his release he spoke exclusively to Voices in Danger about the impending trial, the challenges of running an independent newspaper in Turkey and the intimidation faced by journalists who dare to speak out against the Erdoğan regime. 

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