Human rights report: 39 registered violations against journalists in June

The “Journalists against Torture” movement registered in June 39 cases of violations against journalists, which occurred while they were performing their duties, with 10 cases in the first week, 12 in the second, eight in the third and nine in the fourth.
In its report, the movement said the violations included cases of assault, arrest and confiscated equipment.
The report said 30 of the cases were related to the Interior Ministry, six to other government agencies and officials and three to civilians.
It said 25 cases were recorded in Cairo, four in Alexandria, three in Giza and Gharbiya and one in Qaliubiya, Damietta, Sharqiya and Aswan.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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