Mohamed Abdelfattah is a journalist and multimedia producer based in Cairo, Egypt. Abdelfattah passion for journalism revolves around politics human rights issues. His coverage of police brutality and human rights violations in 2010 earned him the 2011 International Press Freedom Award from Canadian Journalists for Free Expression.
Abdelfattah has worked for various news organizations including Al-Masry Al-Youm, Ahram Online, Al Jazeera English and CNN. During the Egyptian revolution, he was the CNN team’s producer in the coastal city of Alexandria and helped get all needed information to the outside world despite a communication disruption and government harassment.
Currently Abdelfattah is a video journalist and reporter for Deutsche Welle TV in Cairo.