Tag: Hossam Bahgat

Egypt: Prison Sentences for three Army Officers for Attempt to Overthrow President

February 26, 2016

Three Egyptian army officers have been prosecuted and handed prison sentences ranging from 5 years to life in prison for plotting to overthrow President al-Sisi. ... Read More

Egypt: Journalist critical of state stabbed 4 times

December 28, 2015

A prominent Egyptian journalist critical of state and security authorities had been stabbed four times Friday by unknown men, reports say. Ahmed Gamal Zyada known ... Read More

Egypt: Investigative journalist Hossam Bahgat Released

November 10, 2015

Egyptian investigative journalist Hossam Bahgat was released this Tuesday by the military following his arrest for “publishing false news”. The 37-year-old’s release was confirmed by ... Read More

Egypt: investigative journalist summoned by intelligence services

November 9, 2015

One of Egypt’s prominent investigative journalists was questioned Sunday by military intelligence services in Cairo over “publication of false information threatening the country’s national interest.” ... Read More