Statement in solidarity with Egyptian journalists

Over 600 Egyptian journalists have signed a statement condemning a declaration of support for the government by their editors and the head of the Egyptian journalists’ union. Leading international journalists have launched the open letter below in solidarity with their colleagues in Egypt. Read more on the background here, and a translation of the original statement here. Use the form below to add your name. Signatories’ names will be published below the form and updated regularly.

Open letter published in The Guardian, and launched by:
Jon Snow Channel 4 News, Aidan White Director, The Ethical Journalism Network, Roy Greenslade Professor of journalism, City University and columnist for the Guardian and Evening Standard, Patrick Kingsley Egypt correspondent, the Guardian, Jack Shenker Former Egypt correspondent, the Guardian

Mark Kapchanga Standard Media Group/ Senior Writer
Smitha Khorana Tow Center
Daniel Psirmoi Standard Group Kenya / Correspondent
Daisy Walsh BBC News / Foreign Desk Researcher
David Whittingham Ex-Sydney Morning Herald (now retired)
Matthew Cassel Independent multimedia journalist
Andrew Bossone Circa/Contributing Editor
Haifaa Khalafallah historian
François Hume-Ferkatadji Radio France
Max Rodenbeck The Economist
Nadine Marroushi Independent Journalist & Researcher
Francisco Carrión Egypt correspondent EL MUNDO
Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent The Guardian
Markus Symank Freelance Journalist Deutsche Welle
Hasina Gori SABC TV News Journalist
Stefanie Chernow Ethical Journalism Network / Communications Officer
Brian Whitaker Journalist specialising in Middle East
Ismael Monzon Mediaset Spain TV / Journalist
Patrick Keddie Freelance journalist
Ammie El-Atar ….
Vanessa Descouraux Radio France
Ahmed THarwat ahmediatv
Alex Rowell NOW Lebanon/Reporter
Nesma Ali Youm7
Kristin Solberg Middle East correspondent, Aftenposten newspaper
Ed Giles ABC News, producer/reporter
Jillian York Freelance journalist
Rori Donaghy Middle East Eye/journalist
Alessandro Accorsi Zeer News, Journalist
Carole Kerbage Assafir Newspaper
Dr Joseph M Fernandez Curtin University, Associate Professor
Adam Chamseddine Assafir/ Editor
André Rebentisch editor
Adam Ramsey Freelance Journalist
Sharon Ward Freelance journalist/filmmaker
Ruth Pollard Sydney Morning Herald Middle East Correspondent
Susan Robinson freelance journalist social media
Samuel Osborne Journalism MA student
Daniel Adamson Freelance journalist
Rhoderick Gates Writer
Aimee Stanton freelance journalist
Tom Stevenson North Africa Correspondent in Cairo
Ester Meerman Journalist for BNR & NTR radio, Netherlands
elizabeth hopkirk BD
Teresa Granner Blogger/freelancer
Tom Jeffery News Editor / The News Hub
Hayley Barlow Channel 4 News, Head of Communications
Louisa Loveluck Cairo correspondent, The Telegraph and Christian Science Monitor
Anne Saki MA student
sultan gencer BAU UNIV/PhD Research
Samantha Inesta Executive
Samuel Forey Freelance
Paulo Nunes dos Santos Freelance
Michelle McElroy Activist
Mohamed Osam Photojournalist
victoria brittain former Associate foreign editor Guardian
Sara Yasin GlobalPost
David Butter Freelance
Lotta Schüllerqvist RSF/Reporter
Peter Schwartzstein Freelance Journalist
Robin Wilson Lead editor, openSecurity


Magdy Samaan Daily Telegraph / Reporter based in Cairo
Jon Williams ABC News, Managing Editor – international news
Nadéra Bouazza Correspondant L’Express
Klara Klintbo Skilje Journalist in Sweden
Mats Gezelius Freelance
Tom Rollins Freelance journalist
shimaa hamdy badil
Catherine Cornet journalist
Susannah Tarbush Freelance journalist
Max Riley Online producer
Danica Ilic Freelance Journalist
Milica Pesic Media Diversity Institute /Executive Director
Mading De Manyok Independent Freelancer
Anders Sandberg retired reporter
Leyla Doss Freelance journalist
Bill MacKeith National Union of Journalists Oxford Branch (UK)
Nina Martin BBC
Kashif Naseer Freelancer
Katie Welsford Freelance
Margareta rossing library
Karen Waltorp PhD fellow Aarhus University
Nina Grønlykke Roskilde University/Media scholar

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