Abir Kopty's Blog مدوّنة عبير قبطي

You will never be free until you respect the freedom of others

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ﻫﺬﺍ ﻫﻮ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻡ ﺍﻟﺜﺎﻧﻲ ﻟﻤﻠﺘﻘﻰ ﺍﻟﻤﺪﻭﻧﻴﻦ ﺍﻟﻌﺮﺏ ﺍﻟﺮﺍﺑﻊ ﻓﻲ ﻋﻤﺎﻥ، ﺍﻷﺭﺩﻥ
ﺭﻏﻢ أﻧﻲ ﺍﻟﺘﻘيت ﺑﻤﺪﻭﻧﻴﻦ/ﺍﺕ ﺭﺍﺋﻌﻴﻦ/ﺍﺕ ﻣﻦ ﺍﻟﻮﻃﻦ ﺍﻟﻌﺮﺑﻲ، ﻭﺧﺎﺻﺔ ﺍﻟﻌﺪﻳﺪ ﻣﻤﻦ ﻋﺮﻓﺘﻬﻢ ﺍﻓﺘﺮﺍﺿﻴﺎ ﻓﻘﻂ ﺣﺘﻰ ﺍلآﻥ، ﻫﻨﺎﻙ ﺳﺆﺍﻝ ﻭﺍﺣﺪ ﻳﺮﺍﻭﺩﻧﻲ ﻛﻞ ﺍﻟﻮﻗﺖ: ﻟﻤﺎﺫﺍ ﺑﺤﻖ ﺍﻟﺴﻤﺎء ﻻ ﺗﻮﺟﺪ ﺩﻭﻟﺔ ﻋﺮﺑﻴﺔ ﻭﺍﺣﺪﺓ، ﻳﻤﻜﻨﻬﺎ أﻥ ﺗﺠﻤﻌﻨﺎ؟ Continue reading


Your Voices Shall Be Heard

This is the second day of the 4th Arab Bloggers meeting, happening in Amman, Jordan.

Even though I am meeting amazing bloggers from the Arab World, especially people that I have known only virtually up until now, I can’t stop thinking about those who could not make it.
And I have one urging question: Why on earth, there is no one place we can all gather in?!
Why there is always someone, or more from an Arab country that faces visa denial, entry denial, trouble moving across Arab borders and so forth?
During the last Arab Bloggers meeting, in 2011, over 10 Palestinian bloggers were denied entry visas into Tunisia and were therefore absent. Continue reading