Muhammad Gamal

SHORT INFO

Name: Muhammad Gamal
Nationality: Egypt
Arrested: 17 Jan 08
Blog:
Committee to Protect Bloggers: Egyptian Bloggers Arrested at Protest

BIOGRAPHY

On January 21, 2008 news agency Reuters quoted an interview by Human Rights Watch with freelance journalist Per Bjørklund, stating that after a demonstration organized by the Egypt opposition network Kifaya at least 10 people were arrested by the police ((Reuters | Egypt: Government Shuts Down Protest Following Bush Visit)). One of these, to whom Bjørklund had spoken, was a blogger called Muhammad Gamal.

Neither Gamals identity or blog nor his arrest have been confirmed up to now.

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