Friday, October 31, 2008

Freedom of information in the Middle East

Young Leaders Visitors Program which focuses on social media as a tool for positive change, is currently taking place at Hyper Island Stockholm.
Course attendees are from Sweden, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine, and are actively working for social development in their respective contexts.

Young Leaders Visitors Program attendees Wael Abbas and Maha Aswad from Egypt and Palestinian Mira Nabulsi have been interviewed by Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter regarding struggles for outspoken blogs and freedom of speech in the Middle East.

Read the interview here:
In Swedish
In English (Google Translate)

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