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Maikel Nabil Sanad

Egyptian writer and activist!

Maikel Nabil Sanad is an Egyptian activist and leader of the “No to Compulsory Military Service” Movement. He became a prisoner of conscience after boycotting military trials in August 2011 and spent 10 months in prison with 130 days on a hunger strike. He was nominated for Reporters Without Borders Netizen Prize 2012, and the Noble Peace Prize 2012. He also received The First Freedom Award in 2011 from The International Federation of Liberal Youth (IFLRY).