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Fri Oct 5 2012
The following article first appeared on The Wall Street Journal. To access, click HERE. On Sunday, the Hirschhorn Museum in Washington, D.C., will open the first major American exhibition of art by Ai Weiwei, one of China's most famous dissidents. Among its works: an approximately 3-by-6-foot magnetic-resonance image of his brain bleeding from a police beating in 2009. Washington diplomats,...
Mon Sep 24 2012
The following post was taken from the #FreeAlber Facebook page: #FreeAlber Alber's mother said that he's well educated, cultured and a political activist. He participated in the revolution. He's a personal friend of all the political forces and all his friends are Muslims. When he went to Tahrir square, she used to tell him, "I know that you are coming back and god will...
Thu Sep 20 2012
Alber Saber, an Egyptian Christian born in 1985, was arrested on September 16 for his connection to a Facebook page called “Egyptian Atheists”. According to masrawy.com, one of Alber’s Muslim friends discovered that Alber was an online administrator of the controversial atheist group. The facebook page contained a link to The Innocence of Muslims, an amateur production that recently...
Thu Aug 30 2012
Wed Aug 15 2012
Egypt’s new post-revolutionary government, headed by President Mohamed Morsi, has banned Egyptian bookstores from importing the book "A History of the Modern Middle East", by William L Cleveland and Martin Bunton. The reason the book was banned is unclear, since the administration released no official statement justifying its decree. It is likely that the Muslim Brotherhood...