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European Journal

Poland: Homeless in Krakow

Icorn is an international association of cities dedicated helping persecuted writers. The Polish city of Krakow has adopted a blogger called Kareem who had to flee his native Egypt. He studied law in Alexandria and spoke out in favor of a secular state with equal rights for women.

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This commitment brought him a five-year prison sentence in which he also suffered torture, long before the uprising against Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak. Now Kareem's year in Krakow is ending, and he's hoping to get refugee status somewhere in Scandinavia. Returning to Egypt is not an option.