Archive for the ‘Freedom of Religion’ Category

Blogger may face charge of ‘Waging War Against God’

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Iranian blogger, Mohammad Reza Pour Shajari, a jailed blogger , may face charge of ‘Waging War Against God’ (moharebeh). He has been in jail for more than a year. He used to write in his blog, Iran Land’s Report where…

Iranian Blogger Freed After 25-Day Hunger Strike

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Dr. Mehdi Khazali, a blogger, publisher and son of a leading conservative cleric and former Council of Guardians member, Ayatollah Khazali, was released on bail from prison last week. Read more here.

Life of an Iraqi blogger

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

This post is contributed by Wamith Al-Kassab, a blogger at Iraqi Streets and Mideast Youth.
In the summer of 2008, I survived an assassination attempt in Iraq. My “crime” was that I am “an enemy of God,” a promoter of…

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…