Egypt: Blogger Sandmonkey arrested by State Security UPDATED

UPDATE:
He was beaten and released, according to Jane Novak’s sources.

At twitter, forsoothsayer

@Sandmonkey’s been released, he’s on his way home. His car has been destroyed and he and friends were beaten. #egypt #jan25 35 minutes ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®

More details to come.

Earlier post
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Jane Novak reports,

Doesn’t Mubarek have enough problems? Does he really want to piss off the entire US blogosphere? Sandmonkey is a well known, self-described, “Micro-celebrity, Blogger, activist, New Media douchebag, Pain in the ass!” He was arrested en route to Tahrir square with medical supplies, friends and family report: “I just called @SandMonkey ’s phone and a man answered and he asked me who I am, I said where is monkey, he said your c*nt friend is arrested.”

Jane and Brian Ledbetter post Sandmonkey’s last post.

His account remains suspended, his whereabouts unknown. Read his last post at the links above.


Cross-posted at The Green Room

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