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Mohamed Fahmy

Author of “The Marriott Cell: An Epic Journey from Cairo’s Scorpion Prison to Freedom”

Mohamed Fahmy is an award-winning journalist and internationally recognized campaigner for wrongfully imprisoned journalists worldwide. He tells the story of his own wrongful incarceration and eventual exoneration in his memoir “The Marriot Cell.”
Book Excerpt: 'The Marriott Cell' By Mohamed

Book Excerpt: 'The Marriott Cell' By Mohamed Fahmy

The night I am incarcerated, as I stand shivering and exposed, sur­rounded by half a dozen prison guards, I cannot fathom what losing my freedom might mean. Understanding will come later, stealthily, like the cold that creeps into my body from the concrete floor beneath my bare feet.
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