demand guarantees of press freedom

Egypt journalists call for strike to demand guarantees of press freedom

By | 2012-11-26T02:34:56+00:00 November 26th, 2012|News|

Egyptian journalists called on Sunday for a general strike to protest guarantees of press freedom in a draft constitution, amid a political crisis sparked by decree by President Mohamed Mursi granting himself sweeping powers.   They called for the strike during an emergency meeting of the Journalists Syndicate but have yet to set a date,