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Google ‘very, very proud’ of cyber revolutionary

BARCELONA, Spain – Google is “very, very proud” of cyberactivist Wael Ghonim, a young executive at the company who emerged as a leading voice of the Egyptian uprising, company boss Eric Schmidt said Tuesday. Ghonim, Google?s head of marketing for the Middle East and North Africa, administered a Facebook page…

Google exec in Egypt faces risk of torture: Amnesty

CAIRO — Rights watchdog Amnesty International said Sunday that an Egyptian executive of the Google software giant who was snatched from the street during anti-government riots faces a serious risk of torture. Wael Ghoneim was arrested by Egyptian security forces during protests on Friday and his whereabouts are unknown, Amnesty…