- August 18, 2008
Egyptian blogger Mohamed Refaat is released
Nasr City Prosecution Office released the Egyptian blogger Mohamed Refaat who was detained on the 21st of July 2008 under the following charges:
1. Joining a group that established in contradiction with law and constitution which aims at elimination the rule of law, preventing governmental entities from practicing their jobs, violating public rights and personal freedom and harming national unity and societal peace.
2. Possessing publications that promote the ideas of these group (according to State Security Case no. 1143/2008).
Mohamed Refaat is a student at Faculty of Mass Media and the founder of a blog spot entitled: