27 December 2011

Stories from 27 December 2011

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Turkey: No tweets from the courtroom!

  27 December 2011

  “Today the judge is more strict” says the tweet, “One undercover police for each row! All monitoring the ones who are tweeting!“ In Istanbul-Turkey, today is the 2nd day of the hearings of 10 arrested journalists. Turkey is the leader country even before China and Iran with the figures...

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Egyptian veteran blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah released

  27 December 2011

Egyptian veteran blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah has finally been released pending investigation from the Cairo Criminal Court yesterday after being detained for 56 days.   He comes home to his family and his 20-day-old son, who was born while his daddy was detained. Cute little Khaled was named after Egypt’s...

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