Monday, April 23, 2007

Free Kareem Rally

PROTEST RALLY – FREE KAREEM – Friday 27 april 2007


Egyptian blogger and former law student Abdul Kareem Suleiman Amer, aka "Kareem" was arrested by Egyptian authorities for publications on his website that were considered to be anti-religious and insulting to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

On February 22nd, 2007 in his native city Alexandria. Kareem Amer was sentenced to three years for insulting Islam and inciting sedition and one year for insulting the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

An international protest campaign was set up as a response, seeking the immediate release of Kareem. Human Rights activist groups like Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Reporters without Borders, and The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information unanimously criticised the decision of the Egyptian authorities.

On Friday 27 april 2007 a rally in 27 cities all over the world will be organised, demanding the immediate release of Kareem.

Let hear your voice in this debate, and join the Free Kareem rally, for more tolerance and freedom of speech in the Muslim world!

In Short: Protest Rally for Kareem

Friday 27 april 2007 – 3 pm - Embassy of Egypt, Brussels
Avenue de l'Uruguay 19, 1000 Brussels

This action is being organised and supported by:
Jong VLD

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