Free speech at the heart of the Arab Spring – part two

In the second part of this panel discussion just off Tahrir Square in Cairo, a panel of bloggers, journalists and human rights experts ask what are – and what should be – the limits to freedom of expression in Egypt today.

A panel discussion at Oriental Hall, AUC Tahrir Campus, Cairo on the limits of freedom of expression with Timothy Garton Ash, director of Free Speech Debate; Amr Ezzat, journalist at Al Shorouk newspaper; Amr Gharbeia, blogger and human rights researcher; Nadia Kamel, filmmaker; Noura Younis, blogger and multimedia editor at Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper; and Khaled Fahmy, professor of history at the American University in Cairo. (In Arabic and English.)

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  1. This debate is so interesting.

  2. We are hoping to get this subtitled in English as soon as possible.

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