Miss Mabrouk of Egypt

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Monday, November 13, 2006

Amnesty Concerns About Freedom of Expression

Amnesty International is concerned by the arrest and detention of blogger and former al-Azhar University student Abdel Karim Sulaiman Amer apparently because of his critical writings about Islam and Egypt's al-Azhar religious authorities, and the recent imprisonment of Tal’at Sadat, a member of parliament, for “spreading false rumours and insulting the armed forces". These cases represent a further erosion of freedom of expression in Egypt.

Read More: Egypt: New concerns about freedom of expression

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