Saturday, May 29, 2010

GeekFest Cairo

The GeekFest Cairo is definitely the place to be at tonight, i´m not a techiegeek in any way(geekie in other ways though) but topics and speakers tonight is all inspirational and should be well worth your while. It´s held at the Sawy Culture Wheel from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. tonight, Meaning it´s just about to start (Sorry for the short notice...)

Speakers schedule

• Ziad Aly | AlZwad

• Naeema Zarif | Creative Commons
What is Creative Commons

• Muhammad Mansour
Social Media for social change or WHATEVER ...

• Mohamed Gaber
Visual Political Agitation

• Ahmed Kelesh
Stand-up Comedy - The Real Deal

• Maggie Osama

• Tarek Amr
Lessons Learned from a Failed Startup

• Ahmed El Lozy
Utilizing technology in short film production

• Abderahman Ghareeb
Open Source disscussion

• Nader Al Saeed
Creative Multimedia

• Noha Atef
New Media vs. Traditional Journalism

• Mahmoud Saber
Fat7enha Forga

• Mennatallah Hossam
Photography slide-show

• Hashem L Kelesh
Don't Dare and Talk to ::: DIJIT :::
Geeky DJ

• Hazem Khaled from Wasmmedia start up demo

• Alaa Abd El Fattah
Human Languages

For more information: GeekFest Cairo Facebook page , or the @GeekFestCairo on Twitter.


Saturday, May 22, 2010

Case against Seif, Eid and Gharbeia postponed until June 26th

The first session of the Court case No 8260/2009 held at the Khalifah misdemeanors Court against the leading human right defenders Ahmed Seif (Hisham Mubarak Law Center), Gamal Eid (Arab Network for Human Rights Information and prominent blogger Amr Gharbeia was held today.

The case was postponed until June 26th.

More later.

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Monday, May 10, 2010

Live broadcast: from European Parlaiment on Egyptian Human Rights

The Subcommittee on Human Rights(DROI)of the European Parliament is holding a public hearing on EU Neighbourhood Policy followed by the presentation of the Commission progress reports on Egypt and Ukraine and ending with the launching/presentation of the annual EU Human Rights Report of the world. The whole session is schedueled from 15:00-18:30 Central European Time (16:00-19:30) Cairo Time. All this will be broadcasted live and you can watch it here.

The progress reports on Egypt and Ukraine is schedueled to start from 16:30 Cairo Time.

If you have problems viewing the event , you could try pasting this link to your own prefered media player. This only works during the live broadcast. The session is beyond scheduele, so the part on Egypt has yet to start.

If possible i will try to post it here later, for those unable to watch it live.

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