Noha Atef/CPJ Guest Blogger
Noha Atef is an Egyptian blogger and journalist who focuses on human rights, especially police abuses and freedom of expression. Her blog is TortureinEgypt.net.
Blogging in Egypt: Virtual network, virtual oppression
I have been blogging in various platforms since 2006, focusing on human rights conditions and police abuses in Egypt. During this time, the Egyptian regime was widely described as one of the most “liberal-moderate” and sometimes “semi-democratic” regimes in the region, but meanwhile, hundreds of young people were hijacked, jailed, fined, and intimidated. Egypt has…