Wael Ghonim, Google’s head of marketing for the Middle East and North Africa, is missing in Egypt as protests continue on for a seventh day, according to reports from multiple news sources.
Al Jazeera said in a blog post on its English website that it had been contacted by friends of Ghonim and that he has been missing “since last week. His wife is appealing for any information on his whereabouts. Ghonim was guest speaker at the Al Jazeera Forum for Online Journalism & Freedom of Opinion earlier this month.”
On what appears to be Ghonim’s Facebook page, it says he admires Egyptian opposition figure Mohamed ElBaradei, who recently returned to Egypt to take part in the nationwide protests against the government of President Hosni Mubarak, who has been in power for more than 30 years.
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