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Mohamed Soltan

Mohamed Soltan is a policy advocate and founder of The Freedom Initiative, a leading human rights organization dedicated to the release of political prisoners in the Middle East. Soltan graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Economics and is currently a M.S.F.S. candidate at Georgetown University. Soltan’s work has been featured in the Washington Post, The New York Times, Time Magazine, CNN, CBS, ABC, and Fox News. 

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Coups and Revolutions in Egypt

Newlines Institute Senior Analyst and Contours host Nicholas Heras sits down with Dr. Holmes and another highly regarded Egypt expert, Mohamed Soltan, to discuss the Egyptian state's response to the three mass uprisings it faced since 2011 and how the Abdel Fattah al-Sisi-led government could adapt to numerous pressures on Egypt's stability.

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