Amr Ahmed Ibrahim

Amr Ahmed Ibrahim is an Egyptian human rights activist and founder of the Shafafya Center for Research, Archiving, and Data Management, which creates databases and information archives for social and political events and changes in Egypt and the MENA region, while also working on the right to the freedom of information.

Amr has 9 years of experience in civil society in the Middle East, including a researcher at the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights, director of WikiThawra, and a researcher in the Department of Sociology at the American University in Cairo. He also worked on video archives of events during the Egyptian revolution, including as the Rabaa sit-in dispersal archive in 2013 and the Maspero sit-in dispersal in 2011.

You can follow him on Twitter at @ismailawy.


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