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Solafa Magdy

HRD, Journalist & Founder
Everyday Footage

Solafa Magdy is a journalist and a woman human rights defender. She is a co-founder of ‘Everyday Footage’, a school that provides training programmes in mobile journalism. As part of her work, she monitors and raises awareness on human rights violations in Egypt, particularly with regard to women’s rights, minority rights and the rights of asylum seekers.

HRDs including journalists, bloggers, LGBTI+ defenders, minority rights defenders and social and economic rights defenders have been detained, prosecuted and convicted under various repressive laws including assembly and protest laws and anti-cybercrime law.