October 23, 2008
Egypt’s journalists fight for free speech

Egyptian writers, reporters and bloggers face restrictions when expressing their views. Of Egypt’s 14 known arrests of bloggers, nine occurred last year — an election year.

One of the estimated 160,000 Egyptian bloggers shares his perspective in our Web exclusive video: Egyptian bloggers cite censorship, arrest and torture.

Special correspondent Hoda Osman and producer Sally Garner report on the state of journalism in Egypt from Cairo.



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