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Arab YouTube revolution: Push for free speech
With the growing use of technology, young Arab comedians are utilising satire as an agent of change online.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2014 08:04 GMT
Thailand: the military and the media
The Kingdom and its media are placed under military control; plus heads roll at Spain's three top dailies.
Last updated: 31 May 2014 16:50 GMT
Egypt press freedom attacked amid campaigning
In the run-up to the presidential election, the military-backed government has targeted and censored journalists.
Last updated: 21 May 2014 06:50 GMT
Bassem Youssef battles Egypt's censors
Egyptian TV stations have sidelined anti-coup voices since the military takeover in July.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2013 10:31 GMT
Brotherhood trials stoke security fears
Pro-Morsi lawyers and analysts question whether a fair trial is possible for ousted Egyptian president.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2013 08:13 GMT
Egyptian satirist has show suspended
Private channel says Bassem Youssef had not been following editorial policy, but did not give any more details.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2013 01:46 GMT
Egyptian popular satirist's show suspended
Private CBC TV station says it has stopped Bassem Youssef's satirical show because it violates its editorial policies.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2013 21:15 GMT
Egypt's top satirist to be investigated
Complaints about comedian Bassem Youssef to be looked into after he ridicules pro-military fervour of some Egyptians.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2013 03:55 GMT
Egypt's top political satirist back on air
Bassem Youssef's show returns to the screen and pokes fun at pro-military sentiment in the country.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2013 15:19 GMT
Egypt ends jail terms for insulting president
Decree by interim president Adly Mansour reduces punishment to a fine; rights groups say measure does not go far enough.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2013 17:59 GMT
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