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Monday, July 10, 2006

Egyptian Journalists Refuse to Publish in Protest Over Libel Laws

A number of Egyptian papers refused to go to press Sunday, protesting what they say are overly restrictive laws preventing them from publishing critiques of the government. In particular, they cite last month's verdict against an Egyptian editor and journalist for defaming the country's president. The nation's legislature is currently considering new laws on press freedom. Read more here and here.

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