Sit-in For Releasing Blogger Before Prosecutor General Office
A group of internet activists and bloggers organized a sit-in before the main office of the prosecutor general downtown
According to the call posted on Facebook social networking website, they call for his swift release in order not to miss his academic year.
Ministry of Interior has issued an arrest warrant against Refaat on
Refaat was arrested on
Refaat was charged with joining the Brotherhood and calling for a strike during July 23rd anniversary. Such a case indicates the oppression the regime practices against the activists to muzzle their freedoms, rights groups said.
Refaat is an internet blogger and founder of Matabbaat internet blog. Rights organizations including ANHRI and
Rights organizations said “charges filed against Refaat indicate that the state security apparatus is no longer controlled by the ministry of interior.”