After four years in prison, Egyptian blogger Kareem Amer released

A blogger in Egypt who served four years in prison on charges of insulting Islam and president Hosni Mubarak was finally released on Tuesday.

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said blogger Abdel Kareem Nabil, 26, known as Kareem Amer, was in bad health and was beaten by security officers before his release on Tuesday.

The Interior Ministry was not immediately available for comment.

The ANHRI statement is here. More about Kareem's case here.

(via BB Submitterator, thanks Talia)