Esraa Abdelfattah (no link with Alaa Abdelfattah) to prominence by covering the Tahrir Square protests and filming herself under the pseudonym “Facebook Girl”. She later focused on her activities as a journalist for the private daily Al-Tahrir. The website was blocked by the authorities in May 2019 without reason. In October 2019, Egyptian security forces arrested her for "belonging to a terrorist group", "disseminating false news" and "misuse of social media". One year later, justice opened a new investigation against her, resetting her duration of pre-trial detention.
Al-Qanater women’s prison
Derwah, Ashmoun, Menofia Governorate
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