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Egypt - Journalists will face two years in prison for quoting unofficial sources

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Journalists in Egypt will face severe penalties if they to do not limit themselves to official sources in their coverage of armed attacks and bombings by rebel groups, under a bill unveiled yesterday that will impose drastic new curbs on freedom of information, if adopted. As a result of the critical security situation in the Sinai Peninsula, any journalist citing a non-military source will face the possibility of imprisonment, deportation or house arrest. Journalists covering attacks and (...)

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