Tarek Amr

An Egyptian Blogger and Tweep who happen to be a Data Networks Architect, a C++/Python Programmer in my spare time, and fond of Photography. I am addicted to Social Media, Social Networks, Social Web Applications, Sociology, and anything else with the word Social in it.

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Pakistan: Twitter has been Blocked

  21 May 2012

Twitter has been blocked in Pakistan on Sunday. The country's top telecommunications officials said that it was blocked because it refused to remove tweets considered offensive to Islam. The tweets were promoting a competition on Facebook to post images of Islam's Prophet Muhammad, said Mohammad Yaseen, chairman of the Pakistan...

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Egyptian Activist Questioned by Military Prosecutor

  15 August 2011

The Egyptian activist and one of the founders of the April 6 Youth Movement, Asmaa Mahfouz, was investigated this Sunday by the military prosecution office on charges of defaming Egypt’s military rulers and calling for violence. The accusation of Asmaa was based on an earlier phone interview she had on...

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