Monday, February 09, 2009

Philip Rizk or Freedom of Speech

Philip Rizk is a journalist, activist, and blogger who has been detained by the Egyptian police without any charges since Friday Feb 6th. The latest update was that the police ransacked Rizk's family residence on Monday Feb 9th looking for evidence that might incriminate Philip in any way. Rizk has been active about the Gaza siege and war, and his abduction followed a demonstration in solidarity with the Palestinian people in Gaza on Feb 6th. Check updates here, or through facebook.