Home » News » Egyptian journalist who was jailed for showing on Al-Jazeera dies of coronavirus
Egyptian journalist who was jailed for appearing on Al Jazeera dies of coronavirus - Egyptian journalist who was jailed for showing on Al-Jazeera dies of coronavirus

Egyptian journalist who was jailed for showing on Al-Jazeera dies of coronavirus

A distinguished Egyptian journalist has died of Covid-19, his daughter has stated.

Mohamed Monir was arrested final month after showing on the Qatari channel Al-Jazeera, which is banned by the Egyptian authorities.

He was charged with becoming a member of a terrorist group, spreading false information, and misusing social media, in keeping with the Committee to Defend Journalists (CPJ), which stated that Monir had died in an isolation ward on Monday after falling unwell.

🎴Read Also▶️
Eto'o names player that will replace Messi at Barcelona

Egypt is ranked 166 out of 180 nations for press freedoms by Reporters With out Borders, which describes the nation as “one of many world’s greatest jailers of journalists”.

The nation has reported nearly 4,000 deaths and 83,000 coronavirus circumstances because the pandemic started, in keeping with figures from Johns Hopkins College.

🎴Read Also▶️
Ghana President, Akufo-Addo Goes Into Isolation As Shut Contact Checks Optimistic For COVID-19

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *