Egypt arrests yet another Facebook user for blasphemy

On July 30, Bishoy Kamel was arrested in Egypt for sharing cartoons on Facebook that allegedly defamed the Islamic faith and the Prophet Muhammad.  The 32 year-old Coptic Christian teacher from Sohag Province could face up to 5 years in prison.  Egyptian citizen Mohamed Safwat pressed the charges, claiming that Kamel also insulted President Mohamed […]

OSCE asks Tajikistan to restore access to YouTube

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has called for authorities in Tajikistan to unblock access to YouTube to ensure the free flow of information.  In the last two weeks, Tajik authorities blocked the file-sharing website as well as foreign and independent news websites after deadly clashes between security forces and armed rebels […]

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