Alaa Abd El Fattah
Alaa Abd El Fattah is an Egyptian blogger, software developer, and political activist
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Wednesday, November 02, 2011
After Egypt's Revolution, I Never Expected to Be Back in Mubarak's Jails
I never expected to repeat the experience of five years ago: after a revolution that deposed the tyrant, I go back to his jails? The memories come back to me, all the details of imprisonment; the skills of sleeping on the floor, nine men in a six-by-12-foot (two-by-four-metre) cell, the songs of prison, the conversations. But I absolutely can't remember how I used to keep my glasses safe while I slept.