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Yemeni journalist gets six years hard labor for telling the truth about the regime

By See-Dubya  •  June 9, 2008 02:25 PM

But for Jane Novak’s blogging, it might have been worse: they wanted to kill him.

Burmese tyrants: Aid? We don’t need no stinking foreign aid!

By See-Dubya  •  May 29, 2008 04:49 PM

What, didn’t you like the condoms?

Chinese military-industrial complex arming Mugabe, profiting privately

By See-Dubya  •  April 29, 2008 01:10 PM

We’re from the People’s Revolutionary Government, and we’re here to help. UPDATE: Same companies tried to smuggle 2000 full-auto AK’s to L.A. gangs in 1996.

“Re-education” for Tibetan Protesters

By See-Dubya  •  April 8, 2008 05:28 AM

Red China shows its true colors.

The International Olympic Committee’s Gag Order

By See-Dubya  •  April 4, 2008 09:15 PM

Don’t mention Tibet!

A light dims in Egypt

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 28, 2007 09:37 AM

Sad news: The Egyptian blogger who blogs at Rantings of a Sandmonkey is calling it quits: (hat tip – Susan) Today is going to be the day that I’ve been dreading for quite sometime now. Today is the day I walk away from this blog. Done. Finished. There are many reasons, each would take a […]

A message to the techblogging elite

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 28, 2007 01:30 AM

“Kathy Sierra” is currently the top search term at Technorati.com. Sierra is a tech blogger here. Yesterday, she announced she would not appear at a public convention because anonymous death threats and nasty comments had left her terrified and house-bound: I have cancelled all speaking engagements. I am afraid to leave my yard. I will […]

Free Kareem: Egyptian blogger’s sentence upheld

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 12, 2007 03:20 PM

Bad news: An Egyptian appeals court endorsed a verdict sentencing a blogger to 4 years in prison on charges of insulting Islam and the president. Judicial sources said Monday an appeals court in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria approved the verdict issued last month against 22-year-old Abdul Karim Nabil Amer. He was convicted on charges […]

Egyptian blogger sentenced

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 22, 2007 10:28 AM

The verdict against Kareem is in: three years in prison for insulting Islam and inciting sedition and another year for insulting Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak. Kareem will appeal. Help him. President Bush? Condi Rice? Promoters of democracy in the Middle East? Hello? Hello? Previous Free Kareem blogging.

The crime of blogging in Egypt

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 21, 2007 03:25 PM

Good on the Washington Post for publishing an op-ed today on the plight of Abdul Kareem Nabeel Suleiman, the blogger on trial in Egypt for his posts critical of the government and of Islam. Raja M. Kamal, associate dean for resource development at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, and […]

Egyptian dissident blogger’s family renounces him

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 19, 2007 01:21 AM

There’s a horrid development in the case of Abdul Kareem Nabeel Suleiman, the Egyptian blogger on trial for posting to his website statements calling for equal rights for women and protection of free speech, as well as other statements critical of the Egyptian government and Islam. The Free Kareem website reports: Reported by Al-Masree Al-Yawm […]

Free Kareem

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 30, 2007 07:36 AM

A reader sends word of a protest tomorrow on behalf of Egyptian blogger Kareem Amer. If you’re in the NYC, please consider showing your support: NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2007 – Egyptian blogger Kareem Amer’s trial is scheduled for this Thursday. An informal group of New York City residents are joining together in solidarity for […]

What American journalists should be thankful for

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 22, 2006 11:05 AM

In between breathless condemnations of the Bush administration for stifling its free speech, endless court filings demanding classified and sensitive information from the military and intelligence agencies, and self-pitying media industry confabs bemoaning their hemorrhaging circulations (with the exception of the New York Post), my colleagues in the American media don’t have much to time […]

Free Alaa

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 8, 2006 10:47 AM

Alaa Abd el-Fatah, an Egyptian blogger, and several compatriots have been detained for holding a peaceful protest supporting the independence of the country’s judiciary. Info here, here, and here. Instapundit is tracking the story. Contact the State Department: US Department of State 2201 C Street NW Washington, DC 20520 Main Switchboard: 202-647-4000 E-mail

HOW DO YOU SAY “OOPS” IN CHINESE?

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 10, 2004 07:42 AM

From Beijing: Nike on Thursday apologised for a “blasphemous” television commercial which was banned by China after a wave of protest, saying it was only intended to inspire courage among youngsters. China imposed a nationwide ban on the advert which featured United States basketball star LeBron James defeating a kung fu master, two women in […]

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