Call for well-known Yemeni blogger’s release

first_img Organisation Less press freedom than ever in Egypt, 10 years after revolution EgyptMiddle East – North Africa EgyptMiddle East – North Africa January 22, 2021 Find out more Detained woman journalist pressured by interrogator, harassed by prison staff February 6, 2021 Find out more February 1, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders condemns well-known Yemeni human rights activist and blogger Feras Shamsan’s detention since 1 February, when he was arrested while covering Cairo’s International Book Fair.According to the information obtained by Reporters Without Borders, Shamsan was interviewing someone attending the book fair when a passer-by objected to the interviewee’s comments on the political situation. Police intervened in the ensuing argument, arresting Shamsan.After he was charged with “broadcasting false news and rumours that disturb public peace and security,” a prosecutor ordered him held for another 15 days on 4 February “for further investigation.” Shamsan appealed against this decision but, on 6 February, a court in the Cairo district of Nasr City confirmed that he should remain in detention until 19 February. February 14, 2014 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Call for well-known Yemeni blogger’s release Follow the news on Egypt Newscenter_img RSF_en Egypt is ranked 159th out of 180 countries in the 2014 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index. News Help by sharing this information Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein back home after four years in prison to go further Receive email alerts News Shamsan made a name for himself when he began documenting human rights violations during the 2011 uprising in Yemen.“Egypt’s current authorities must stop detaining news providers on trumped-up charges and instead respect the principles enshrined in the new constitution, including article 71, which forbids prison sentences for media offences,” Reporters Without Borders said. “As freedom of information is the cornerstone of any democratic state, we urge the authorities to release all detained news providers and to drop all proceedings against them.”Every since President Mohamed Morsi’s ouster on 3 July, the authorities have been persecuting news media and journalists regarded as hostile to the new regime. Arrests, prolonged detention and trumped up charges have all been used to gag news providers perceived as critical. Newslast_img read more

All Good Radio Shares New Mix From Singapore Label Darker Than Wax

first_imgAll Good Records continues to share great new jams from their ongoing All Good Radio program on SoundCloud. The latest episode features something unique, venturing outside the label’s talented artist base to bring something from the other side of the world.All Good Radio recruited Funk Bast*rd, the head of Singapore-based label Darker Than Wax, to curate the latest episode. Take a listen to what he put down for the new All Good Radio episode, streaming below. The tracklist follows thereafter.All Good Radio Episode 9 TracklistGRiZ — IntroRKM Library — Moody DiscoMoo Latte x Roux Spana — James in HeavenStimulator Jones — Soon Never ComesLido Pimienta — Camellando (Kraut edit)Bahamadia — Uknowhowwedu (Ben Hedibit remix)Astronauts — Shake it looseNicholas Payton — Junie’s boogieKaazi — AirTOUCHSOUL — TRACK IDIssa Bagayogo — Ciew Mawele (Kraut edit)Latrelle — House party (Kaytra edit)Yung Bae & Flamingosis — Get up!Tux — Lost loverDUDLEY WATTS — TRACK IDSteely D. — Jack of speed (Air ZaÏre edit)RGL — S U G ANeguim. — ReasonTokyo Megaplex — fyutch psychicMoon Boots — Tear my heart ft. Lulu JamesSonia Calico — Sawa Dee KaFZPZ – TRACK IDlast_img read more

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