Minds of the Movement

An ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance

Solafa Magdy

Solafa Magdy is an award-winning Egyptian journalist and human rights defender who endured nearly two years of imprisonment in Egypt due to her journalistic work and advocacy for human rights. She lives in exile in France, having been recognized by the Paris mayor for her dedication to defending human rights in the face of threats and unjust sentences. A graduate of Ain Shams University in Cairo with a law degree, Solafa has contributed to national and international media outlets, her experiences have fostered a deep understanding of the issues facing the Middle East and North Africa, from political transitions to pressing human rights concerns.

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