Egyptian revolutionary and journalist
Hossam el-Hamalawy is an Egyptian journalist, blogger and revolutionary socialist.
He has been an active participant in many key struggles over the past decades; including the 2008 Egyptian general strike, the 2011 Egyptian revolution, and the on-going struggle against repression post-revolution.
During the 2011 revolution, his reports provided a vital window into what was happening on the ground; particularly events in Tahrir Square – the heart of the revolution.
As a journalist his works have been published by major outlets including Al Jazeera and The Guardian.
Hossam is a member of the Egyptian Revolutionary Socialists.