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Thursday, 26 April 2018

Egypt maintains ranking of 161 of 180 on World Press Freedom Index 2018

Egypt maintained its ranking of 161 out of 180 in Reporters’ Without Borders 2018 World Press Freedom Index, but with lower scores across the board. The ongoing court case against photojournalist Shawkan and the fact that “multiple NGO websites have been blocked, including Reporters Without Borders’s…attributed to its score’s further decline this year,” the group’s North America Executive Director, Margaux Ewen, said in a conversation with the Washington Post. Reuters also has coverage.

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