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About Alaa Abdel Fattah

Alaa Abdel Fattah is an Egyptian Free/Open Source Software developer, blogger and activist.

 

Articles by Alaa Abdel Fattah

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Phoebe Braithwaite is openDemocracy’s submissions editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

A letter from Alaa

Alaa Abdel Fattah, a prominent Egyptian blogger and activist, was arrested on 28 November 2013. This is a letter he wrote on 24 December 2013, from his prison cell to his sisters. openDemocracy is honoured to publish this letter to remind people on January 25, the anniversary of Egypt's revolution, of political prisoners everywhere.

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