Alber Saber’s Case: A Litmus Test for Freedom of Expression

December 21, 2012

From the Daily News Egypt:

In the current political impasse, the case of Alber Saber is a litmus test for freedoms in the new Egypt. The young “prisoner of conscience” will appeal his case next month. The final verdict will not only determine Saber’s fate, it will also be telling of the level of freedom Egyptians can enjoy in their country, post-revolution.

President Morsy recently told Time Magazine that there can be no stability without freedom, democracy and equality. Whether or not he is truly committed to upholding these ideals remains to be seen.

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