Egypt FM says no journalists in jail for their work
U.S. Secretary Of State John Kerry (L) Speaks With Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri Before A Meeting At The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs In Cairo - YOUM7

CAIRO: Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri said on Sunday no journalists are imprisoned in Egypt because of their reporting. The comments came at a news conference following the first “strategic dialogue” between Egypt and the United States since 2009.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the coming months leading to parliamentary elections would determine whether Egypt can strike a balance between fighting terrorism and human rights.

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  1. Lisa Maas
    August 2, 2015 at 8:54 pm

    He just forgot Demotix reporter Mahmoud Abu Zeid aka Shawkan is in prison 2 years without being charged and now dying of hepatitis and medical neglect? He forgot BBC also asked about that case?

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