Designation

Journalist

Country

Egypt

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Mona Eltahawy

Mona Eltahawy, a 43-year-old New York-based, Egypt-born journalist regularly appears on US television and in newspapers around the globe. Eltahawy writes often for The Washington Post and the International Herald Tribune. An active element in the 2011Egyptian revolution, Eltahawy was shockingly assaulted in the Interior Ministry. She then went on to become a household name in the US last year after she was arrested for spray-painting a poster paid for by the Anti-Muslim American Freedom Defense Initiative.

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