[NetBehaviour] YouTube suspends Egyptian blog activist's account.

anna paola annapaola05 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 1 17:35:43 CET 2007


it's good. torture is not a joke. it is private

2007/12/1, marc garrett <marc.garrett at furtherfield.org>:
>
> YouTube suspends Egyptian blog activist's account.
>
> Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas has been using YouTube to expose torture in
> his country, but now his account has been suspended. Bloggers accuse
> YouTube of double standards.
>
> YouTube has suspended the account of Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas, who
> has been posting videos of cases of torture in his country. One of the
> videos he posted, of a Cairo man being beating and sexually assaulting,
> was credited with helping bring pressure on Egyptian authorities. That
> pressure led to three-year jail sentences for two of the policeman
> involved in the assault. Abbas has called the suspension of his YouTube
> account "by far the biggest blow to the anti-torture movement in Egypt",
> according to Amira Al Hussaini on Global Voices.
>
> more...
> http://tinyurl.com/2cpxvv
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