• Egyptian Revolution
    Revolution Egypt

    Egyptian writer Hamdy El-Gazzar introduces From Egypt, a new Sampsonia Way column with which the author will attempt to draw a cultural map of Egypt and the Arab world by profiling the artistic, literary, and political issues that affect the region.

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  • UNESCO World Press Freedom Day
    Celebrating Press Freedom in Unfreedom

    Today the world will gather to mark the annual World Press Freedom Day in Tunisia where the Arab Spring was ignited. I am sure the government of Ethiopia will also “celebrate” the WPFD by organizing some kind of communist-style public drama.

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  • Report  Without Borders
    The 10 Most Dangerous Places for Journalists

    Reporters Without Borders has this year, for the first time, compiled a list of the world’s 10 most dangerous places for the media – the 10 cities, districts, squares, provinces, or regions where journalists and netizens were particularly exposed to violence and where freedom of information was flouted.

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