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Hussam has been a lifelong human rights activist who is passionate about promoting democratic societies, in the US and worldwide, in which all people, including immigrants, workers, minorities, and the poor enjoy freedom, justice, economic justice, respect, and equality. Mr. Ayloush frequently lectures on Islam, media relations, civil rights, hate crimes and international affairs. He has consistently appeared in local, national, and international media. Full biography at: http://hussamayloush.blogspot.com/2006/08/biography-of-hussam-ayloush.html

Sunday, November 19, 2006

When blogging is a crime

Thank God for our freedoms in America. Under this current administration, we might have illegal NSA wiretaps and monitoring of people's library check-outs, but at least we don't have people arrested for what they write on their blog (at least not yet).

Read below:

Egypt detains blogger in random security check
Sun Nov 19

Egyptian police detained an opposition blogger in a chance security check on Sunday, a human rights group said...

Siyam's blog contains advertisements for opposition and human rights activities...

Two weeks ago, journalists' rights group Reporters Without Borders added Egypt to its list of the worst suppressors of freedom of expression on the Internet.

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