February 15, 2007

Free Kareem

February 15, 2007 is Free Kareem Day in cities around the world. There will be peaceful rallies to support both Kareem and the right to freedom of expression.

22-year-old Egyptian blogger Abdul Kareem Nabeel Suleiman (better known by his Internet pseudonym, Kareem Amer), was arrested for expressing his secular views on his personal blog. His trial has been postponed to Thursday, February 22, 2007, and he is expected to be sentenced up to ELEVEN YEARS OF PRISON.

For more on his story, see FreeKareem.org

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