Farewell to the great journalist Salama Ahmad Salama, a real advocator of democracy and human rights

July 12th, 2012 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EORH) mourns the death of a real advocator of democracy and human rights in Egypt. The great journalist and intellectual died at an age of eighty on the 11th of July 2012. The deceased is considered to be a symbol of Arabic journalism and EOHR extends its condolences to his family and friends, praying that his soul may rest in peace. 

It is worth mentioning that Salama Ahmad Salama was born in 1932 and got his Bachelor of Arts in 1954. He also received masters in Media and Journalism from Minnesota University in the United States in 1967.  The deceased worked as the vice president of Al-Ahram newspaper from 1987 to 2009 and was the chief editor for “Wejhat Nazar” magazine from 1999 to 2008 and the last position he filled was the chief editor of “Al-Sherouk” magazine.

 

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