What do you think of the legal complaints filed against the four journalists from the Mada Masr independent online newspaper and the interrogations they were subjected to? Among the journalists were the newspaper’s editor-in-chief, who is accused of publishing “fake news” following an article revealing financial wrongdoing by a political party close to power.
We are closely monitoring the situation of the journalists from Mada Masr, a respected media outlet.
France is committed to the freedom of the press and the security of journalists as well as all those whose speech contributes to public debate throughout the world.
It is one of our foreign policy priorities and one of the focuses of our frank and regular dialogue with Egypt on human rights.