Poet Omar Hazek Imprisoned

PEN protests the two-year prison sentence handed to Egyptian poet Omar Hazek, who has been held in custody since his arrest in early December 2013 for taking part in… More

Kareem Amer | Status: Released | Egypt

Kareem Amer is an Egyptian blogger and former al-Azhyar University student known for his secular views and his critical writings about Islam and Egypt's highest religious authorities. His writings… More

Internet Writer Kareem Amer Released

Internet writer Kareem Amer was released on November 15, 2010, ten days after completing a four-year jail sentence for his critical writings. More

Writer and Activist Detained

International PEN is seriously concerned about the imprisonment without charge or trial of novelist, blogger and activist Mosaad Suleiman Hassan (pen name: Mosaad Abu-Fajr), who has been held since… More