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Free Kareem

Wired News reports, and the news isn’t good:

An Egyptian appeals court on Monday upheld the four-year prison sentence given to an Egyptian blogger who criticized conservative Muslims and was convicted of insulting Islam and Egypt’s president, court officials said.

Bloggers and free speech advocates across the ideological spectrum have staged protests and lobbied the Egyptian government to set the 22 year old blogger free, but to no avail.  You can find out more at FreeKareem.org and see a video of a protest outside the Egyptian embassy in D.C. here

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