Monday, 11 April 2011

3 Years in Jail for Blogging

In Cairo, an Egyptian blogger, Maikel Nabil, was sentenced to three years in prison for criticizing the military in what human rights advocates called one of the more alarming violations of freedom of expression since a popular uprising led to the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak two months ago.
Mr. Nabil assailed the Egyptian armed forces for what he called its continuation of the corruption and anti-democratic practices of Mr. Mubarak.
Read more at:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/12/world/middleeast/12egypt.html?_r=1&smid=tw-nytimes&seid=auto


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