Allaa Abdel Fattah / Egyptian Blogger

by Caitlyn Christensen    /  November 9, 2011  / No comments

Jailed blogger Alaa Abd Fattah

“In the few hours that sunlight enters our always dim cell, we read creative Arabic engravings from a former colleague. The four walls are covered from floor to ceiling in Quran, prayers, supplications, thoughts and what appears to be the will of a tyrant to repent.” Read the letter

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Caitlyn Christensen is an alumna of the University of Pittsburgh’s writing program. She completed an editorial internship with Sampsonia Way in 2011. Her essays have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize twice, and her writing has appeared in places like Gigantic Sequins, Diagram, and Columbia Journal. Caitlyn joined Sampsonia Way‘s staff in 2014.

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