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Blogger Kareem Amer awarded by RSF & Fondation de France

Categories: Egypt

The jailed Egyptian blogger Kareem Nabeel Sulaiman [1] was awarded this year's Human Rights Prize in the category “Cyber-dissident” [2] by Reporters without Borders (RSF [3]) and “Fondation de France [4]“:

The young Egyptian blogger Kareem Amer is the laureate in the Cyber-dissident category. The 23-year-old was sentenced to four years in jail for criticism posted on his blog of President Hosni Mubarak and of the Islamist grip on the country’s universities.

On March 14th, 2007, Kareem has also been nominated for one of the 7th Annual Index on Censorship [5] Freedom of Expression Awards.