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YOU HAVE NOT YET BEEN DEFEATED: A virtual reading event in solidarity with Alaa Abd El Fattah

November 18, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

On the 18th of November, Alaa will turn 40. As he spends another birthday in jail, not allowed to read books, his book You Have Not Yet Been Defeated sees the light. Join Access Now and The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) in a virtual reading event and a celebration of Alaa’s vision.

Opening Remarks:
Brett Solomon, Executive Director, Access Now
Ramy Yaacoub, Executive Director, The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP)

Reading Sections:
Melody Patry, Advocacy Director, Access Now
Wafa Moustafa, Syrian Journalist and activist
Dr. Ahdaf Soueif, Egyptian novelist
Ramy Raoof, Privacy technologist

Live discussion:
Marwa Fatfta, MENA Policy Manager, Access Now
Jillian York, Director for International Freedom Of Expression, EFF
Mohamad Najem, Executive Director, Social Media Exchange (SMEX)
Lina Attallah, Journalist and Co-Founder of Mada Masr


November 18, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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