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Power Conflict: Traditional Governments vs. Social Media

The recent decision by the Egyptian Tax Authority to apply income taxes on social media influencers is creating a hot debate. A huge number of Egyptians, of all ages and backgrounds, are earning living by creating media content on YouTube and Facebook platforms in particular. There is no solid statistics on how much money they make. But, to put things into perspective, it is important to notice that almost all famous media personalities who worked on traditional television stations for years, have been moving their work to YouTube.

Egypt – Universal Periodic Review – 3rd Cycle

Follow-up and assessment report on Egypt’s progress on human rights thematic categories related to liberal democratization and fighting terrorism based on UPR mechanism at the United Nation’s Council of Human Rights. This report provides an assessment to the progress achieved by the Egyptian state on the 2nd Cycle Recommendations, with special focus on issues related to liberal democratization, religious tolerance, and fighting violent extremism.