Kareem Amer: Various Articles

Charge: Defamation of the president
Prison: Alexandria (Map)

Amer, a former al-Azhyar University student, well-known for his secular views and his critical writings about Islam and Egypt's highest religious authorities, is now reportedly being held in solitary confinement and under harsh conditions, causing concern for his physical and psychological welfare. Nonetheless, throughout this ordeal, Amer has refused to retract his writings published on his Internet blogs.


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