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Egypt: Australian journalist freed

An Australian journalist who was detained in Egypt on the first anniversary of the ousting of former president Hosni Mubarak has been freed. Cairo-based freelance writer Austin Mackell was detained alongside an American student and their Egyptian translator in the northern city of al-Mahalla al-Kubra on Saturday while covering a

Index Eyewitness: Cairo

Index Eyewitness: Cairo

Read Index on Censorship's Ashraf Khalil's exclusive report from Friday's anti-government protests in the Egyptian capital

Journalists assaulted while covering the Egyptian protests

Security forces assaulted and obstructed the journalist covering protests on the streets of Cairo on April 6. In response to an appeal made by the 6th April Movement, dozens of civilians gathered on  Midan Al-Tharir, in central Cairo, to call for constitutional change and more democratic elections. As the protesters

Egyptian writer prevented from travelling

Released political prisoner and writer Abd Al-Monem Monieb was detained in Cairo airport for 45 minutes by state security officers. Their actions prohibited him from travelling to Lebanon where he was due to publicise his book on Islam in Egypt. Read more here