TOPIC Alaa Abd El Fattah
Defeat’s possibilities: 3 activists recount 1967 as formative
Lina Attalah and Yasmin El-Rifae | 1967: the moment that fractured the new nationalism; politically formative for generations to follow
Blog: The court again
Lina Attalah | The east Cairo Police Academy gives off a more serious vibe than its Tora counterpart when it temporarily
Imprisoned activist Alaa Abd El Fattah speaks from Tora
Ahdaf Soueif | Alaa Abd El Fattah, outspoken software tecchie, blogger and political activist, has spoken to the media
Activists, lawyers brace for verdict in Shura Council case
Omar Said | The Cairo Criminal Court is due to issue its verdict in the Shura Council case at the Torah Police Academy
Between prisons
Lina Attalah | This conversation is part of issue 1 of Status Hour, an emerging collaborative monthly audio journal
On hunger strikes: A brief background
A growing number of Egyptian prisoners have joined a widespread wave of hunger strikes, including well-known
Starving for justice
Heba Afify | Fatigued by a year of void legal processes and deprivation of basic rights, political prisoners are attempting
Sanaa Seif and a generation that protects the revolution
Lina Attalah | “Each one of us, after this experience of the revolution, has something to say,” said Sanaa
Behind bars, with no hope and no despair
Heba Afify | Since his release on bail in March, Alaa Abd El Fattah has been putting things in order before his inevitable
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Alaa Abd El Fattah
A profile of the activist outside his prison
"I’ve realized that every struggle is an opportunity for understanding"
Alaa Abd El Fattah
Jan 25, 5 years on: The only words I can write are about losing my words
Five years ago on what would turn out to be the last normal day of my life I sat down at my desk in a
Alia Mossallam
A letter that won’t make it to prison
I hope that the few paragraphs I will choose out of this letter make it to you, and I hope that all I
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Twitter backlash against jailed activist Alaa Abd El Fattah ensues
Timelines turn red in support of activist Alaa Abd El Fattah and other detainees
Update: Activists Yara Sallam, Sanaa Seif released from prison
Alaa Abd El Fattah interrogated for ‘insulting the judiciary’
Egyptian rights groups slam Shura Council case verdict
Defendants sentenced to 3–5 years in prison in Shura Council case
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Cartoon: Learn from the best
Hicham Rahma |  Mubarak: "Alaa, listen — steal and you get honored, protest and you get harmed."
Cartoon: Prelude
Andeel | Caption: 15 years in prison for Alaa Abdel-Fattah