Background: The Law Regulating the Press, Media, and the Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR), Law No. 180 of 2018, went into effect after it was ratified by President Abdel-Fattah
Egypt severely restricts freedom of association, despite the protections of the right in the Egyptian Constitution.
The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) is pleased to announce the selection of Deema Abu Alkhair as the recipient of the Bassem Sabry Democracy Fellowship.
TIMEP, along with other organizations and individuals, expresses solidarity with the bloggers, journalists, human rights defenders, and other civil society members in Egypt who have been arrested with unprecedented frequency in recent weeks.