1 August 2009

Stories from 1 August 2009

Iran: Leading reformist Abtahi on trial

Mohmmad Ali Abtahi, a leading blogger and former reformist vice president, was among dozens to protest the 12th June presidential election's result. A trial of the protestors is now underway...

Moroccan blogger Hassan Barhon released

Moroccan blogger Hassan Barhon has been released on August 1st, 2009. He got a full royal pardon after spending 5 months in jail. Hassan Barhon was arrested on February 25th...

Iran: A leading blogger's trial begins

Mohammad Ali Abtahi, a leading blogger and reformist politican, was arrested several weeks ago after the protest against the 12th of June presidential election erupted. Abtahi, is one of leading...

Egypt: 2 Bloggers Released and Another Still Disappeared (podcast)

Two out of the three bloggers who were arrested on July 22, 2009 are now free. Abdel Rahman Ayyash and Magdy Saad were released after six days of arrest at...

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