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Salma Islam

Cairo, Egypt
Freelance Journalist — Freelance

British journalist in Egypt. Bylines @Newsweek @PRI @ABCNews and others. Often confused for an Egyptian, but roots are Pakistani.

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I'm a British freelance journalist, based in Cairo since 2013. I focus mainly on print and my work has appeared in Newsweek, Public Radio International and ABC Australia among others.

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@SalmaIslam — 468 followers, 1,082 tweets

Committee to Protect Journalists: Egypt remains the 3rd worst jailer of journalists this year, behind China and Turkey. And of the 20 journalists in Egyptian jails, 12 have not been convicted or sentenced for any crime. https://t.co/roq110HA9d via @pressfreedom
The protestors face terror related charges, which is a tool often used to quash dissent in Egypt. Strange that it's also being used against a non-political satirical tweeter like @5orm too, who was arrested last month. #free5orm #خرم_مش_مجرم https://t.co/zbKnJALve5
The protestors face terror related charges, which is a tool often used to quash dissent in Egypt. Strange that it's also being used against a non-political twitter clown like @5orm too, who was arrested last month. #free5orm #خرم_مش_مجرم https://t.co/zbKnJALve5
Lawyer @gamaleid says that the popular Egyptian tweeter Islam al-Refaei (@5orm), was arrested last month by mistake by state security. And that they fabricated charges against him when they realised this, instead of releasing him. https://t.co/ZggWg7Dax1
The protestors face terror related charges, which is a tool often used to quash dissent in Egypt. Strange that it's also being used against a secular, non-political tweeter like @5orm too, who was arrested last month. #free5orm #خرم_مش_مجرم https://t.co/zbKnJALve5
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