Egyptian Blogger Wael Abbas: Detained at Cairo Airport
Date posted: June 30, 2009
Upon his arrival from Sweden at the Cairo Airport, blogger Wael Abbas tweets the details of his detention at Cairo Airport. The Arabist reported saying: Egyptian mega-blogger Wael Abbas is being detained at Cairo Airport after his passport was confiscated last night. This is the first time this has happened to Wael, who is currently holding a sit-in with a banner at the airport requesting his passport back.