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Fri Sep 30 2011
Iran Following the release of two American hikers in Iran, Niusha Boghrati, asked on Facebook: “If they were not spies, why did you give them eight years in prison? And, if they were spies, how dare you to release them? It just doesn’t work well together.” Saudi Arabia While Saudi women were granted the right to vote in municipal elections in 2015, a woman was sentenced to 10 lashes...
Wed Sep 7 2011
Formerly imprisoned blogger, Kareem Amer, has put out a passionate plea about his friend Maikel Nabil Sanad who is currently in Egyptian prison for insulting the military. Those concerned about Egypt's future should begin by rallying for the immediate release of this young blogger. Freedom of expression is not a crime. Transcript of video message: For the past two...
Thu Sep 1 2011
Famous Egyptian blogger Kareem Amer, who spent time in jail for criticizing Islam and ex-dictator Hosni Mubarak, posted two pictures of himself to document his radical transformation from a dedicated Salafi to one of the most liberal voices in Egypt. Amer explains the significance of the pictures: صورتين لى يفصل بينهما حاجز زمنى يصل إلى عشر سنوات...
Tue Aug 30 2011
CyberDissidents.org recently received news that Maikel Nabil, imprisoned for criticizing Egypt's military in a blog post, has escalated his hunger strike to a thirst strike. In his last statement, Nabil wrote that the thirst strike will "continue until death or until [he is] set free." CyberDissidents.org calls on the Military Justice Administration to immediately release...