Freedom of speech is not protected everywhere so be careful traveling to places like Egypt. The bloggers are under attack there for advocating democracy on their websites. In Washington, U.S. State Department criticized the verdict, telling reporters that Washington was "very concerned" about Suleiman's conviction and sentencing and regarded freedom of speech as a basic human right.
The Paris-based press freedom organization Reporters Without Borders said the sentence was "a disgrace" and the United Nations should respond by disqualifying Egypt from hosting an Internet Governance Forum in 2009.
One guy got 4 years imposed on him last month. Read the article to find out what he said.
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