Supporters of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who has sought to exert heavy control over reporting on the March 26 to 28 election, issuing guidelines barring journalists from asking people who they would vote for beforehand or from conducting any polling. Photo: AP

Egyptians urged to report media ‘hurting national interests’ ahead of presidential election as el-Sissi eyes likely victory

List of phone numbers has potentially given millions of government supporters an official channel to complain against any content critical of authorities

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Supporters of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who has sought to exert heavy control over reporting on the March 26 to 28 election, issuing guidelines barring journalists from asking people who they would vote for beforehand or from conducting any polling. Photo: AP
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