Egyptian jailing of blogger sparks outrage

Egypt’s decision to jail a blogger has caused international outrage, with groups calling for the UN to abandon plans to hold the 2009 Internet Governance Forum in the country.

Organisations such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have queued up to attack the decision; Reporters without Borders has branded it a “disgrace”.Reporters without Borders has called on the UN to cancel plans to hold the 2009 Internet Governance Forum in Egypt, claiming that it “would completely discredit the UN process for debating the future of the internet”.
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