Egyptian Censorship Board Closes Cairo Hackerspace

Makerspaces play a big role in fostering community. Cairo Hackerspace was recently shut down, but co-founder Tarek Omar remains optimistic.

Source: Egyptian Censorship Board Closes Cairo Hackerspace | Make:

Last month Cairo Hackerspace lost their space which was housed in the Townhouse Gallery a local art center. The shuttering of the Townhouse Gallery is just one in a series of recent raids on contemporary art spaces by the Egyptian Censorship Board. No official explanations have been given but it appears that the hackerspace was collateral damage in an attempt to close down art spaces. […]

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