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Lilian Wagdy

From written journalism to news production, to photography and finally street activism and citizen journalism, I've come a long way.

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Latest posts by Lilian Wagdy

28 October 2011

Egypt: Yet Another Case of Post-Revolution Torture

Anger is mounting in Egypt after Essam Atta, a 23-year-old man imprisoned for two years after a military trial, was killed - allegedly at the hands of his police captors....

27 June 2011

Egypt: Commemorating the Struggle Against Systematic Torture

As the world marked the International Day against Torture that falls on June 26, eyes were on Egypt where the struggle against citizen abuse has been particularly significant.

23 June 2011

Egypt: A Decade of Street Activism Discussed at Tweet Nadwa

In what is set to become a weekly event, Egyptian Twitter users gathered once again for a second round of their twitter-simulating discussions known as Tweet Nadwa [ar] (forum) to...

13 June 2011

Egypt: Exploring Twitter’s Potential on the Ground

Micro-blogging site Twitter has become an important discussion forum for young Egyptians since the start of the revolution, writes Lilian Wagdy. Activists recently hosted a Twitter forum (Nadwa) which brought...

7 June 2011

Egypt: Khaled Said’s Legacy Still Thrives

Khaled Said is a young Egyptian man whose death at the hands of police last year jump started a chain reaction which led to the ousting of president Hosni Mubarak....

6 June 2011

Egypt: IMF Deal Sparks Controversy

Helping Egypt overcome the cash crunch that ensued in the wake of the January 25 Revolution, the International Monetary Fund agreed on Sunday to a 3 billion dollar loan package...

1 June 2011

Egypt: Breaking Red Lines; Speaking Up Against the Military Tribunals

A few months ago, just walking too close to the Military Prosecution Complex in Cairo’s district of Nasr City could have landed you in jail. But on May 31, the...

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