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Egypt: Journalist Detained

Alaa reports that armed state security forces detained the Egyptian journalist Ahmad Abdollah “Abo Islam”. They broke in to his house on Monday. Five bloggers visited him and knew from his son that state security forces threatened his family at gun point and confiscated computer hard drives, CDs and books. He was a member of the Labour “El A'aml” party, former editor in ASha'ab newspaper and published two other newspapers. Currently he writes on a website called Balady Net. Abo Islam runs the Center for Islamic Enlightenment, which aims at bringing different religions closer together.

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  • Free Copt

    Abo Islam is not a journalist , he is a racist person that calls for the annihilation of Jews and Christians.

  • […] Abo Islam We have mentioned before the arrest of the Egyptian journalist Abo Islam. You can follow what the Egyptian blogosphere is writing about Abo Islam. […]

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