Stories about Egypt from June, 2014
Administrative Court Lawsuit: Stop Social Media Surveillance in Egypt
Human rights groups in Egypt filed a lawsuit seeking to stop the Ministry of Interior’s plans to procure software capable of monitoring public and private conversations on social media.
Get the Facts: The Case of Jailed Egyptian Activist Alaa Abd El Fattah
Convicted of organizing a protest without a permit, Alaa has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Get the legal facts on his case and connect with the #FreeAlaa campaign here.
Netizen Report: Acclaimed Egyptian Blogger Gets 15 Years in Jail, Sentenced in Absentia
This report looks at social media surveillance and activist persecution in Egypt, censorship of videos about Tiananmen Square, and the total SMS ban in the Central African Republic.
Get the Facts: Egypt Ramps Up Digital Surveillance
Egypt's Ministry of Interior wants to monitor all online content -- public and private. Learn what the government is doing now, and what it's hoping to do in the future.