Ahmad Abu al-Khair

Ahmad Abu al-Khair

Blog: http://ahmadblogs.net/
Location: Damascus, Syria
33° 30' 46.8" N, 36° 17' 31.2" E
Status: Released
Released on 23 Mar 2011
Campaign Site: http://is.gd/pz8MdD

Abu al-Khair is veteran blogger who started writing in 2005. His blog ملتقيات أحمد Ahmadblogs covers a plethora of subjects ranging from book reviews to comments on recent uprisings in the Arab World. He is a co-founder of the popular Syrian blogs aggregator Almudawen, and an administrator at Ektob, a blogging platform. Abu al-Khair has a B.A. in Islamic Studies and Arabic. He specializes in media, and according to his Facebook profile he's interested in alternative media and citizen journalism.

He was arrested on February 20, 2011 and released four days later; he was then arrested again on March 23, 2011.

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