Activists Released; More Pressure on Egypt’s “Tomorrow”


Reuters is reporting that the first issue of Al-Ghad’s party newspaper, which was due out today, has been stopped, apparently after the Supreme Press Council, which grants newspaper licenses, asked that the editor-in-chief be changed. The story also cites “judicial sources” who say that the last of the activists arrested at Cairo’s book fair (previous post) has been released.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on February 9, 2005


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