Egypt: War on Bloggers

Egyptian blogger Nora Younis reports about a full-fledged war against bloggers in her country. “The war on bloggers started in Egypt and every morning brings a new episode. While we are campaigning to get our fellow blogger Monem out of jail we get the news he goes on hunger strike for maltreatment and sexual harassement inside prison. But this is old news, namely yesterday’s. Today I wake up on this sms from blogger Amr Gharbeia ‘I was summoned by the prosecutor general to appear on Thursday next in North Cairo interrogator office.’ Few minutes later Rights lawyers Gamal Eid and Ahmed Seif el Islam receive similar notes,” she writes.

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