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Alaa Abd El Fattah

Alaa Abd El Fattah

Social media was one of the driving forces behind the 2011 revolution in Egypt, yet today, Alaa Abd El Fattah, blogger, software designer, and an icon of Egypt's digital revolution, is behind bars.

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  • Criminal complaint filed against French surveillance company for connection to Sisi regime
  • Criminal complaint filed against French surveillance company for connection to Sisi regime

    FIDH and the Ligue des Droits de l'Homme, with the support of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, have filed a criminal complaint relating to the potential role - via the sale of surveillance technology - of the French company Amesys (renamed Nexa Technologies) in widespread oppression under the Al-Sissi regime.

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