Posts Tagged: 6 april 2008

Khaled Gharraba خالد غرابة

General Khaled Gharraba, the former head of Criminal Investigations Division at the Gharbeia Province Security Directorate, whose men oversaw the mass detentions and torture of protesters during the Mahalla April 2008, was rewarded a promotion in 2010, by General Habib el-Adly, becoming the security director of Alexandria’s eastern sector. General Gharraba is now the police

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US journalist denied entry to Egypt, deported to UAE

Journalist James Buck was denied entry at the Cairo Airport passport control, and was deported to Dubai. The Cairo Airport has become an ongoing saga over the past couple of years, with repeated harassment against both activists and journalists. Buck is a talented mutlimedia journalist based in Oakland, California, who bravely covered the Mahalla uprising

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