Basem Fathy

Basem Fathy is an Egyptian political and civic activist who co-founded many Egyptian initiatives that worked for democracy before the January 2011 revolution, such as the April 6 Movement, the ElBaradei Campaign, and the Egyptian Democratic Academy. He has also worked as a Projects Director with different Egyptian and international NGOs that focus on democracy in Egypt.

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