11 February, 2009

Philip Rizk is free, many others remain

So it's official, Philip Rizk was released tonight, and immediately expressed his wish that all upcoming planned protests and marches still take place to end siege on Gaza.

Meanwhile, a military court in Ismailiyya is expected to announce the verdict today against Magdy Hussein who was arrested after visiting Gaza in solidarity with the Palestinian people. Other also remain detained, including pro-Palestine bloggers Mohammad Adel and Diaa El Dein Gad. Let's not forget about them.

Update: Magdy Hussein was sentenced to 2 years in prison.

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