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Egypt: lawsuit demanding the websites banning is rejected

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Egypt, Freedom of Speech, Law

Judge Abdel Fattah Mourad, who requested the ban of 51 blogs and websites [1] deemed insulting the state’s dignity and threatening Egypt’s interests, has lost his case. On December 29, 2007, the Administrative Judicial Court rejected the lawsuit [2] and ruled in favor of freedom of speech on the Internet.