Arrested ArabTechies and Pirate Party Member Slim Amomo Becomes Secretary of State for Youth In Tunisia

18 Jan, 2011

Our friend Slim Amomo 33 years old free speech and open source activists was arrested around 2 weeks ago during the Tunisian revolution against the regime of fallen president Zien Al Abden ben Ali. Slim was released few days ago and now has been appointed by the prime minister as Secretary of State for Youth and sports in Tunisia.

Slim is a member of Arab Techies and Pirate Party, Pirate Party was founded in Sweden in 2006 then its branches spread all over the world. The party main work is on copyright and patent reform and in insuring freedom of speech.

During his work with ArabTechies Slim worked in a number of Arabic open source software. Slim is CEO of Alixsys a small web services company in Tunisia. Slim is married and has a son.

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