DC Rally to "Free Kareem" and Support Free Speech and Human Rights
<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Washington, D.C., April 27, 2007—The Bureaucrash Activist Network and allies are urging Egyptian officials to free imprisoned Egyptian blogger Kareem Amer and stand up for free speech and human rights. On Friday, April 27th, concerned citizens will rally outside the Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau in Washington, D.C. to send the message that the writer known to millions online as Kareem Amer is not forgotten.
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The Washington demonstration will be held in concert with others around the world. Parallel events are planned in Austria, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Italy, Romania, Sweden, the United Kingdom.
The Bureaucrash Activist Network is committed to human rights, free speech and an open society. The men and women gathered in Washington, D.C. and around the world today will send a message to the Egyptian government that their persecution of dissenting voices will not be ignored or forgotten.
WHAT: Free Kareem Rally
WHEN: Friday, April 27th at noon-1pm
WHO: Anyone interested in freedom of speech, human rights and getting Kareem released from an Egyptian prisonWHERE: The Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau – 1303 New Hampshire Ave NW
Bureaucrash is an international network of pro-freedom activists dedicated to fighting the increase of government control through creative activism.