Eid, Gamal

Gamal Eid: “I will never give up being a human rights defender”

Gamal Eid is one of the leading human rights activists in Egypt. He is the founder and Executive Director of the Arabic Network of Human Rights Information (ANHRI). In 2011, his organization won the “Roland Berger Human Dignity Award”. In an interview, he talked about the terrible human rights situation in Egypt and his struggle for freedom of expression.

Gamal Eid – Egypt’s leading human rights lawyer and promoter of free speech

47-year-old lawyer Gamal Eid is one of the most important human rights activists in Egypt and the Arab world. He has legally defended most of Egypt's human rights activists and is one of the most prominent publishers and speakers on human rights and freedom of expression.

He is the founder and Executive Director of the Arabic Network of Human Rights Information (ANHRI), a key player in the Egyptian and Arab human rights movement.