Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Media on strike in Egypt
Poster supporting the strike: In Arabic it says: A constitution that terminates rights and restrains freedoms, and in big letters: No to dictatorship. (Al-Ahram Online)
The poster already says it: 12 newspapers and five tv-stations are on strike in Egypt as a protest against the new constitution. The following newspapers don't appear on Tuesday: Al-Masry Al-Youm, Al-Watan, Al-Tahrir, Al-Wafd, Al-Youm 7, Al-Dostour, Al-Shorouk, Al-Sabah, Al-Ahaly, Al-Ahrar, Al-Fagr and Osbooa. The TV channels will go on strike on Wednesday. They are ONTV channels, CBC and Modern channels, Al-Hayat Channels and Dream TV channels.
Already on Monday, Al-Wafd newspaper, Al-Youm 7 newspaper, Al-Watan newspaper, Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper and Tahrir newspaper shared the same headline “No to dictatorship” with the illustration above this posting.