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Egypt - Newspaper editor detained, Muslim Brotherhood take control of state media

Reporters without borders
Read in Arabic (بالعربية) Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by the restrictions on media freedom resulting from recent decisions by Egypt's newly-elected authorities. It is also very worried about today's decision by a criminal court judge in Giza to detain Islam Afifi, the editor of the daily Al-Dostour, until he is tried on charges of publishing lies about the president and endangering Egypt's interests and stability. Afifi was charged in response to many complaints about the newspaper's 11 (...)

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