08/26/2014 . By Kareem Farid

Offering another glimmer of hope in the otherwise dark saga of the Al Jazeera staff trials in Egypt, on August 21, 2014 lawyers for three of the staff confirmed their

06/23/2014 . By TIMEP

Washington, D.C. – The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) strongly condemns the conviction and sentencing today of several journalists—including Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy, Egyptian Baher Mohamed, and Australian Peter

05/20/2014 . By Kareem Farid

  March 14, 2014 While I was in bed, hoping to sleep as long as possible to rid myself of my exhaustion, I was suddenly shocked by the sound of

02/19/2014 . By TIMEP

On February 19, 2014, international journalists staged a solidarity protest to demonstrate their support for the jailed Al Jazeera English journalists in London’s Trafalgar Square. Protestors in the Square wore

02/03/2014 . By TIMEP

Troubling information continues to emerge about the conditions under which prisoners are being held in Egypt. Over the weekend, Jeremy Hodge, an American who was recently held in Cairo, issued a

01/24/2014 . By Basil El-Dabh

The past year has been a difficult one for journalism in Egypt. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), five journalists have been killed, at least 45 have been