TOPIC Alaa Abd El Fattah
features
Without evidence or trial: Remand detention is authorities’ tool of choice to imprison political opponents
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Many activists have been subjected to the revolving door of prison
Thinking with Alaa
Khaled Fahmy | "When I demand my right to read and write, I am not asking for a luxury."
Video | Alaa Abd El Fattah: I studied failed revolutions
Alaa Abd El Fattah describes his prison conditions and his constant struggle to improve them
Video | Alaa Abd El Fattah: There’s no solution—we need to talk
Alaa Abd El Fattah speaks with Mada Masr
Probation: The (illegal) half-life created by nights inside a police station
Mohamed Ashraf Abu Emaira and Mohamed Hamama | Thousands of Egyptians are on a form of probation that violates Egyptian law
Released but imprisoned daily: Alaa Seif on the need for new imaginations
In his first media interview since his release, Alaa Seif spoke with Mada Masr
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
 
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Opinion
Yasmin El-Rifae
Language after brutality
Is it enough to tell the stories of those who are more definitively silenced?
Sarah Rifky and Lina Attalah
Alien feelings follow friends and lovers’ abduction by a dystopian state
A few days ago, together with his son on the playground, Alaa was telling us about climbing a tree.
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.
 
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News
Court finds police order to force activist to spend 12 hours a day in police station ‘abusive’ and ‘without justification’
In 1st ruling of its kind, court invalidates order for activist to spend 12 hours in police station as part of probation sentence
Alaa Abd El Fattah and his lawyer recount humiliation and beatings in maximum-security prison
Writer and activist Alaa Abd El Fattah arrested from police probation
State Council ruling allows imprisoned activist Alaa Abd El Fattah to receive books, letters
Court sentences 20 charged with ‘insulting judiciary’ to 3 years, orders 23 to pay LE1 mn
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Cartoons
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