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Egyptian Journalists Call for Freedom of Press

After Egypt freed imprisoned al-Jazeera journalists and others late last month, President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi said his country now enjoys full press freedom.    “I don’t want to exaggerate,” he said, “but we have unprecedented freedom of expression in Egypt.  No one in Egypt can bar anyone working in the media.”   But activists say the speech was made simply to appease Western critics, and has little relation to reality.  Some journalists remain...

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