The Intercept story is well-researched and heartfelt long form journalism. It tells the story of Alaa Abd El Fattah a leader in the Egyptian democratic movement who has spent the last decade in prison for spreading “false news.” He wrote a letter about climate change and the suffering from floods in Pakistan. The letter has gone lost as Egypt prepares to host the latest climate summit, COP 27. Whatever one’s views on climate change and Egypt’s difficult political choices, read the article.
Stay tuned for updates on Alaa’s condition and his struggle for freedom.