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[liberationtech] Fw: [APC Forum] EGYPT: International Day of Solidarity Nov 12: End Military Trials for Civilians

Katrin Verclas katrin at
Tue Nov 8 06:22:24 PST 2011

A bit off-topic but thought you might be interested to know about this.  

Manal is Alaa's wife, and a key organizer. 

Sent via mobile. Hence, short.

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From: Manal Hassan <manal at>
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Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2011 14:55:34 
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Subject: [APC Forum] EGYPT: International Day of Solidarity Nov 12: End
 Military Trials for Civilians

Dear friends,

Apologies for cross posting and the off topic message to some of the
mailing lists, but many of you have been trying to contact me for
suggestions of how to help with the #FreeAlaa campaign and the
#NoMilTrials campaign in general.

Please get in touch with the international campaign organizer (since I
might be in labour and disappear any moment): Omar Hamilton
<o.r.hamilton at> if you are planning any actions/events.

Please stay tuned to the English site of the #NoMilTrials campaign:

And read the call out letter for solidarity for suggested actions:

If you are a US citizen you can sign this petition:

Global Online Protest Against Military Trials in Egypt on November 9th

Global day of solidarity with the Egyptian revolution on November
12th, (please try to organize something in your country):

Please use the hashtags #NoMilTrials and/or #FreeAlaa and mention
@manal @monasosh so that we can help spread your action, post or event.

ReTweet @alaa
Selected tweets from Alaa's timeline, on Human Rights, Revolution, No
Military Trials for Civilians, Jan25, with an interface to retweet them.

Add a Twibbon to your avatar:


#FreeAlaa or

Apologies for the late update, and for not replying to your personal
messages & emails, but I really want to thank you so much for your
warmth, support and solidarity.. it's very much needed.

And like we say in Egypt.. Ma-negel-kosh fi haga w-hsha == Hope we are
never needed to support you in such dark moments.

Warmest regards,

NOTE: PLEASE DONT USE Reply-All when replying to this email.
Manal Hassan | ICT Consultant

Community Coordinator | Arab Techies |
Project Coordinator | ANLoc | http:/

Take Back The Tech |
Arab Digital Expression Camps |

APC Forum is a meeting place for the APC community - people and        institutions who are or have been involved in collaboration with
APC, and share the APC vision - a world in which all people have easy, equal and affordable access to the creative potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to improve their lives and create more
democratic and egalitarian societies.

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