Posts Tagged ‘Freedom of speech’

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Kareem Amer is Free! Is He?

Kareem Amer is Free! Is He?

The angry fanatic intolerant bigoted ignorant mob is after you! They are bloodthirsty hounds cheering for your head - please run! Leave Egypt!... (Continue reading)

Youssef Shaaban: Gagging of Freedom of Speech

Youssef Shaaban: Gagging of Freedom of Speech

Youssef Shaaban: Gagging of Freedom of Speech! Youssef Shaaban: A Breech in Human Rights! Youssef Shaaban: Egypt's New Police Brutality Victim!... (Continue reading)

Maikel Nabil Sanad – another blogger who happens to be a criminal!

Maikel Nabil Sanad - another blogger who happens to be a criminal!

If I were in "their" shoes, I would be scared too! Here is a young man who has firm beliefs - agree with them or not - and he lives by those beliefs! He is outspoken, courageous, and quite fearless... (Continue reading)

Waleed Al Husseini is the New Kareem Amer!

Waleed Al Husseini is the New Kareem Amer!

Why are you afraid of him? Is your faith that fragile? Are your religious beliefs that vulnerable? Are you that weak? Who are you to censor another human being's thoughts? He is free to think and write just as much... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Scheherazade must Die

In April 2008, freedom of speech and creativity in Egypt was hit in its core with the confiscation of Magdy El Shafee's adult graphic novel - Metro. The author and his publisher went to court and the lost. Dr... (Continue reading)

MARWA RAKHA: AUDIO BOOK: THE POISON TREE – PLANTED & GROWN IN EGYPT

MARWA RAKHA: AUDIO BOOK: THE POISON TREE – PLANTED & GROWN IN EGYPT

Marwa Rakha's first book - The Poison Tree - planted & grown in Egypt - has become Egypt's first literary audio book in English. Narration: Marwa Rakha. ... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Bloggers arrested over Naga Hammady Visit

More than 20 Egyptian bloggers were arrested when their train arrived in the village of Naga Hammady in Upper Egypt. Led by Dr Mostafa Al Naggar, the bloggers left Cairo, Alexandria, and other cities in Egypt to pay their respects... (Continue reading)

Egypt’s First Adult Graphic Novel Officially Banned

In April 2008, freedom of speech and creativity in Egypt was hit in its core with the confiscation of Magdy El Shafee's adult graphic novel - Metro. Since then the author and his publisher have beenon trial and while every... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Bad Boys Who do not Moderate Blog Comments

After learning that blogging is a serious crime in Egypt and that speaking up for others is something that warrants punishment, state security officials are now arresting bloggers who do not moderate comments on their blog posts!... (Continue reading)

Egyptian Blogger Harassed at Cairo Airport (Again!)

Blogger Wael Abbas has been stopped again... (Continue reading)

Egyptian Blogger Wael Abbas: Detained at Cairo Airport

Upon his arrival from Sweden at the Cairo Airport, blogger Wael Abbas tweets the details of his detention at Cairo Airport.... (Continue reading)

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Marwa Rakha on Al Jazeera International

Marwa Rakha on Al Jazeera International

I was pleasantly surprised when Sarah El Ansary of Al Jazeera International invited me as a guest on their Inside Story to talk about the internet, blogging, online activism, and freedom of speech in Egypt.... (Continue reading)

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