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Egypt's worsening crackdown on freedom of speech

By: Eric DE LAVARÈNE | Nadia BLETRY | Claire WILLIOT | Ruth MICHAELSON
1 min

This week, French President Emmanuel Macron is making his first visit to Cairo to meet his Egyptian counterpart. The visit is focused on the economy, at a time when Franco-Egyptian relations have never been as close. For France, Egypt remains a key partner in the region despite a continually worsening climate for human rights, particularly freedom of speech. Our Cairo correspondents report.

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A report by Nadia Blétry, Eric de Lavarène, Claire Williot and Ruth Michaelson.

A programme prepared by Rebecca Martin and James Vasina.

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