Sami Ben Gharbia · April, 2007

My personal blog is at [fikra] فكرة (which means idea in Arabic).
I'm the co-founder of nawaat.org (which means the core in Arabic), a Tunisian collective blog about news and politics.

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Latest posts by Sami Ben Gharbia from April, 2007

21 April 2007

Online Freedom for All: Some cases worth supporting

In my last article, “Lessons from the Free Kareem campaign”, I talked about campaigning and why some jailed and persecuted bloggers and online writers are winning sympathy, while others have...

13 April 2007

Egyptian blogger Abd al-Monem Mahmoud has been arrested

The 27 year-old Egyptian Muslim Brother journalist and blogger, Abd al-Monem Mahmoud, who is running the “I am Ikhwan” blog has been arrested today by the Egyptian police. “I believe...

7 April 2007

Unblock Dailymotion campaign

Following the ban imposed by the Tunisian authorities on the popular video sharing site Dailymotion, Tunisian bloggers and activists have launched the “Unblock Dailymotion campaign”, on April 6th, 2007, in...

5 April 2007

Thailand blocks access to YouTube

Yesterday, 4th April, 2007, Thailand’s military-appointed government has blocked access to the popular video-sharing site YouTube after its owners, Google Inc, declined to take down a clip ridiculing the country's...

4 April 2007

Lessons from the Free Kareem campaign

Even though the “Free Kareem” campaign has not yet achieved its primary goal of getting the 22-old blogger Kareem Nabel Sulaiman released from the prison where he is sentenced to...

3 April 2007

Tunisia blocks access to Dailymotion

Sunday, 1st April 2007, the Tunisian authorities have blocked access to the popular French video sharing site Dailymotion, wrote the Tunisian blogger Astrubal. “The blocking of the www.dailymotion.com site may...