Monday, April 11, 2011

Egypt: Blogger Sentenced to 3 Years for Insulting the Military

Insulting Islam, the dictator du jour or the military ~ is all the same in the Islamic world.

Freedom ~ what freedom!!

You can't handle freedom!

There was one guy recently arrested, a law student at the Al Azhar mosque/university, [I believe], for saying that they were teaching a hostile form of Islam inside ~ while saying another thing openly.

Along the many years where the former president Hosni Mubarak ruled the country we didn’t witness large scale of cases where a blogger gets jailed for a blog-post. The first case in Egypt was in 2007 when Kareem Amer was sentenced for 4 years in jail based on blog-posts, he was charged for insulting Islam and Mubarak.

On 6 April 2011, a military tribunal took place against Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil, 26 years-old, on charges of “insulting the military” and yesterday 10 April the court sentenced Nabil for 3 years in prison.

Maikel Nabil is sent to prison over blog-post he wrote about violations committed by the military offices against civilians since the revolution and criticizing the army in Egypt.

During the past few years, Egyptian activists and journalists have broke many taboos through media platforms. The army and military forces was one of the main taboos during Mubarak’s time and is still a “red-line” in the offline media, and now the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces is threatening the online community by “punishing” netziens for practicing the right to freedom of expression and speaking about the military behavior.

The army in Egypt is sending a clear message that they don’t accept criticism and the charges against Nabil could be easily set against any other Egyptian netizen and human rights defenders to stop them from addressing human rights violations committed by military officers.

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ZionCrimeFactory said...

I wonder what you have to say about "Holocaust Denial Laws" in over a dozen European countries which have literally locked hundreds of people behind bars or financially ruined them over the "THOUGHTCRIME" of debunking the Zionist official story of the so-called Holocaust?

I highly doubt you've spoken one word against this, or other tyrannical Jewish-imposed "hate speech" laws that exist in the west.

Papermoon said...

Why do you have to get the jews involved? This is about an egytian blogger. If you think the "Holocaust Denial Laws" are wrong then - what do you think about this?

Cole said...

There was a German preacher and his wife who were proud Nazis during WWII ~ who lived near to one of the main concentration camps ~ but after the war was over and they were allowed to visit the camp ~ they both committed suicide.

They could not believe that all this was going on. But not everybody was able to visit a camp ~ and some likely did not believe the news.

These laws were set up some time ago ~ and are for the most part the exception ~ when it comes to the denial of freedom of speech in Europe.

They can't really be compared to the extreme limits placed on freedom of speech in the Muslim world. These laws stem from the initial Islamic conquest. Like no one could question Muhammad's ideas or actions ~ no one can question the actions of an Islamic leader.

This is the opposite ~ to bring Muslims under Islam hundred's of millions of people were slaughtered ~ the limits placed on the Islamic world's freedom of expression ~ are there to guard the abhorrent aspects of Islam and its history.


Although with the Wilders case ~ he was asking for the Koran to be banned on similar grounds as the holocaust denial laws ~ as the holy book does call for attacks on non-Muslims on numerous occasions.


In the Islamic world it is common to deny the holocaust ~ and it is part of a mental framework that wants to see the Jews be taken out as a way to fix their problems. And more to fulfil their genocidal Islamic prophecy.


The Jews of the time, rejected Muhammad's Kaaba [stone] vision and ~ he never got over it.

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