Archive for November, 2009

OR318 Wins a ThinkSocial Award!

Friday, November 20th, 2009

We are happy to share the with you the news that The March 18 Movement (OR318), won a 2009 ThinkSocial Award for “demonstrating truly innovative and courageous leadership in the use of social media for public purposes.”
We would…

Coptic Blogger Detained Without Charges for Over a Year in Egypt

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Hani Nazeer, a 28-year-old Coptic blogger has been held in an Egyptian prison for over a year without any charges brought against him. Nazeer who kept a blog called Karz El Hob, was arrested on October 3, 2008 by State…

Video: Free Kareem Rally in DC & Bern

Saturday, November 7th, 2009

We’d like to thank our friends at Bureaucrash for making this rally possible, and for their consistent support for Kareem, a jailed Egyptian blogger! Watch the video here:

Another rally happened in Bern, Switzerland to support Kareem.Here are the photos.…

Iran: Free Hossein Derakhshan

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

A group of Iranian bloggers decided to add “Free Hossein Derakhshan” to the names of their blog for one week. November 1, 2009 was the one-year anniversary of the arrest of the Iranian blogger, Hossein “Hoder” Derakhshan.

Rallies in Bern and Washington DC to help free Egyptian blogger Kareem Amer

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

The Free Kareem Campaign is an important partner of OR318. For information about the imprisonment of blogger Kareem Amer, you may read this article from the Mideast Youth site:
Kareem is a young Egyptian blogger who was only 22 years…