Wael Abbas , Human Rights Day 2011 - Social Media and Human Rights
09 December 2011
Panellist: Mr. Wael Abbas (Egypt) is an internationally renowned Egyptian journalist, blogger and human rights activist who blogs at Misr Digital
(Egyptian Awareness). He has used his site over the past few years to promote political and social change. Mr. Abbas has been the recipient of many awards acknowledging his efforts as a human rights activist, including being the first blogger to win the International Journalism Award from the International Centre of Journalists in 2007 and the Human Rights Watch's Hellman/Hammett Award in 2008.