My latest for New Matilda:
Blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad was imprisoned for ‘insulting the military’ in Egypt. He’s now in the third week of a hunger strike. Austin Mackell spoke to his family in Cairo about why he’s there
“In fact the revolution has so far managed to get rid of the dictator but not of the dictatorship.” This is an excerpt from the post that cost 26-year-old blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad his freedom. He is currently serving a three-year sentence in Egypt’s El-Marg prison for “insulting the military institute and spreading false reports aiming to disturb public security”.