Middle East

Zahra Hussein: My father is afraid of being forgotten

Daughter of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein says she fears her father would die in prison.

Zahra Hussein: My father is afraid of being forgotten

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Advocacy group demands Egypt free Al Jazeera journalist

US rights group asks UN to pressure Egypt to free Mahmoud Hussein as Egyptian authorities extend his detention.

Advocacy group demands Egypt free Al Jazeera journalist

Egypt

Report: 259 journalists jailed in 2016

More than 250 journalists, including Al Jazeera’s Mahmoud Hussein, were detained or jailed last year, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. The figures show Egypt is one of the most dangerous countries to work as a journalist.

Asia

UN calls for probe into killing of Maldives blogger

Prominent blogger Yameen Rasheed died after he was found at his Male apartment with multiple stab wounds.

UN wants probe into killing of blogger Yameen Rasheed

Reporter's Notebook

'My 1,124 hours of solitary confinement in Egypt'

Al Jazeera's Baher Mohamed reflects on his time in a brutal Egyptian prison and promises to keep campaigning for those still in jail.

Baher Mohamed: My 1,124 hours of solitary confinement in prison

Journalism Matters

What is UNESCO-Al Jazeera's Journalism Matters project?

Given the increased targeting of reporters and changing media landscape, it is time to discuss the state of journalism.

What is UNESCO-Al Jazeera's Journalism Matters project?

Middle East

Al Jazeera reporter spends 100th day in Egyptian jail

Qatar-based network calls for release of Mahmoud Hussein, who is being held in conditions that violate his human rights.

Al Jazeera reporter spends 100th day in Egyptian jail

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Al Jazeera reporter held by Egypt for more than 50 days

Qatar-based network calls for release of Mahmoud Hussein, who is being held in conditions that violate his human rights.

Mahmoud Hussein detained for more than 50 days

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Egypt extends arrest of Al Jazeera reporter by 45 days

Al Jazeera denies charges against Mahmoud Hussein and calls for his release as detention is extended for a fourth time.

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Egypt refers Al Jazeera journalist to criminal court

Al Jazeera denies charges against Mahmoud Hussein and calls for his release as detention is extended for third time.

Human Rights

Arab journalists urge Egypt to free Al Jazeera reporter

The Federation of Arab Journalists calls for the release of Mahmoud Hussein, who was detained by Egypt on December 20.

Arab journalists urge Egypt to free Al Jazeera reporter

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Egypt extends Al Jazeera journalist's detention again

Al Jazeera denies charges against Mahmoud Hussein and calls for his release as detention is extended for second time.

Egypt

Mahmoud Hussein: Freedom of expression is valuable

An interview with Al Jazeera's journalist before he was detained on his life and career.

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Egypt extends detention of Al Jazeera journalist

Al Jazeera denies the allegations against Mahmoud Hussein and calls for his immediate release.

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Rights groups decry Egypt arrest of Al Jazeera reporter

Arrest of Mahmoud Hussein extends a long line of press freedom violations by Egypt, media freedom activists say.