Posts Tagged ‘free expression’

Red-Line Reality Checks

Posted April 30, 2011 by Alix Dunn

It is impossible not to get excited about the technical innovation of Egyptian activists. “Techies take out an entrenched, autocratic regime” makes for an interesting conference talk. At the Tahrir Data Project we are just finishing up our interviews with the wired youth that comprise the international face of the revolution. Not one has failed to impress. The ingenuity, flexibility, and resilience are inspiring; and it is easy to get starry eyed.

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Old Dogs, Old Tricks: Egyptian Military Goes after Critical Blogger

Posted March 31, 2011 by Christopher Wilson

In another disheartening turn to the Mubarak-era playbook (after calling on media to NOT debate the constitutional referendum, violently dispersing protestors, entertaining a draft law criminalizing protests, and turning the national museum into a kind of assembly line for rapid detention and toruture), the Egyptian military has allegedly arrested blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad.

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