The case of Alaa Abd el-Fattah and Egypt’s crushing of dissent | Media

From: The Listening Publish

The story of an imprisoned activist exposes the grim local weather for speech in Egypt. Plus, what may Chile’s new structure portend for the media there?

As Egypt’s President el-Sisi kicks off a “Nationwide Dialogue” on human rights, the precarious destiny of jailed author and activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah exposes the grave local weather without spending a dime speech within the nation.

Contributors:
Mona Seif – Sister of Alaa Abd el-Fattah
Nancy Okail – President, Heart for Worldwide Coverage
Amr Khalifa – Political analyst
Sabrina Bennoui – Head of the Center East desk, Reporters With out Borders

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Media, monopolies and the rewriting of Chile’s structure

Chile is engaged on a brand new structure that has a few of Augusto Pinochet’s favorite information shops combating for his or her company lives.

Contributors:
Patricio Fernández – Member, Chilean Constitutional Conference Journalist & Founder, The Clinic
Jorge Saavedra – Creator, The Media Commons and Social Actions
Claudio Fuentes – Historian, Diego Portales College; writer, The Fraud: Chronicle on the Plebiscite of the 1980 Structure
Belén Pellegrini – Journalist, La Neta