Egyptian ‘Fake News’ Law Threatens Citizens with 5000-plus Followers

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) Do you or someone you know lives in Egypt and holds an account on Facebook, Twitter, or/and other social media platforms with more than 5000 followers?

If yes, your account can be censored, suspended and is subject to prosecution for promoting or spreading the fake news through social media platforms.

On July 16, the Egyptian parliament approved a new law that classifies a personal social

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