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Kareem Amer

Where Is Kareem Amer?

Anastasia Hobbet | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anastasia Hobbet

A few years ago, he was one of Egypt's boldest bloggers, scathingly critical of his government and of conservative Islam. His release from prison came only last November, and now he's gone again.

Middle East in 2011: Social Media to Take on Governments

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Firas Al-Atraqchi

By publishing online -- and dissenting in 140 characters or less -- journalists in the Middle East and North Africa are challenging dominant state institutions.

Media Muzzled for Egyptian Elections, but Blogosphere Thrives

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

The government may have shut down religious channels, limited live political broadcasts and used licensing requirements to silence texting services, but this hasn't halted the political discourse.

First Egyptian Blogger Imprisoned for Writings is Released

Courtney C. Radsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Courtney C. Radsch

The first Egyptian blogger to be prosecuted for the content of his writings, was released after serving a four-year sentence for defaming Islam and President Hosni Mubarak. His sentence expired Nov. 5, but upon being released he was immediately re-arrested.

Abdel Kareem Nabil, Egyptian Blogger Jailed For Slamming Islam, Released After 4 Years

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An Egyptian blogger jailed for four years for criticizing the Muslim faith and President Hosni Mubarak has been released, but sources say his first mo...

History's Longest Imprisoned Blogger Set Free

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CAIRO — A prominent Egyptian blogger jailed for four years for writings deemed insulting to Islam and for calling President Hosni Mubarak "a sym...