Asmaa Mahfouz


Asmaa Mahfouz born Egypt February 1, 1985. Sparked nonviolent Egyptian revolution via video blog calling for assembly at Tahrir Square, 2011. Co-founder of April 6 Youth Movement.


"Do not be afraid." (The Atlantic, April 13, 2011)

"If you think yourself a man, come with me on 25 January. Whoever says women shouldn’t go to protests because they will get beaten, let him have some honor and manhood and come with me." (Democracy Now!, Feb. 8, 2011; photo