Alaa Abd El Fattah

Alaa Abd El-Fattah is webmaster of Panorama, but is better known as an Egyptian blogger, software developer, and political activist. He is known for co-founding along with his wife Manal Hassan of the Egyptian blog aggregator “Manalaa” and “Omraneya”, the first Arab blog aggregators that did not restrict inclusion based on the content of the blog.

Egyptian blogger, software developer, and political activist.
Alaa Abd El Fattah
Five metaphors on healing
Suffering is not sacrifice and the body is not a machine. The pain is not yours alone
Alaa Abd El Fattah
A personal introduction to viciousness in enmity
The story is not about prisoners’ health, but the health of the nation.
Alaa Abd El Fattah
The weight of the world: on framing the fight against climate change
We won’t find solutions if we operate as individuals with severely limited space for action.
More Op-eds
Graffiti for two… Alaa and Douma
Alaa Abd El Fattah and Ahmed Douma | Graffiti for two .. Alaa and Douma (1) I know that despair is treason but the revolutionary in my country
A letter from Alaa Abd El Fattah to his sisters
Alaa Abd El Fattah | To Mona & Sanaa: I miss you a lot, although I see you more when I’m in jail than when I’m