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Egyptian blogger faces 10-year prison sentence (Web feature)

, Index number: MDE 12/005/2007

Egyptian blogger Karim Amer is standing trial for his writings criticizing Egypt's al-Azhar religious authorities, Islam and President Husni Mubarak. His trial resumes on 22 February 2007 before Maharram Bek Court in Alexandria and, if convicted, he could face up to 10 years in prison.

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