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Oct. 30, 2015 – Controversial TV anchorwoman Riham Saeed resigns as channel suspends her show

Al-Nahar TV Network announced Friday the suspension of Sabaya al-Kheir TV program hosted by controversial anchorwoman Riham Saeed, who resigned amid public outrage against her for airing personal photos of a guest on her show without her permission. Last Tuesday, Saeed hosted Somaya Tarek, who claims to have been harassed by a man in a Heliopolis mall. On her show, Saeed appeared to defend the man and blame the woman, implying that Tarek "had brought it on herself." (Aswat Masriya)

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From the Arabic Press: Focus on Egypt – April 2015

Archives available here. April 30, 2015 – Press Syndicate warns against media legislation that has not been referred to the Union Egyptian Press Syndicate Chairman Yehia Kalash warned in a press release against legislation of press laws or projects that are issued by formal or informal entities.  Kalash stated that the National Committee …

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From the Arabic Press – March 2015

March 29, 2015 - Gathering at Press Syndicate in Memory of Journalist Mayada Ashraf El Husseini Abou Deif Committee for Defending Journalism organized a silent stand on the stairs of the Egyptian Press Syndicate in memory of Mayada Ashraf. Tens of Journalists gathered holding candles and photographs of Mayada to mark …

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