Words of Witness: Women Journalists Document Egypt’s Revolution

Heba Afify. Image via Words of Witness.

Amidst masses of anxious men stands a woman in a grey and pink headscarf, armed with a to-do-list doubling as a journalist’s notepad, and a pink pen. This woman is 22-year-old Heba Afify and she is determined to document the voice of her people.Afify is the charming protagonist of a documentary titled “Words of Witness.”  Part of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, the 68-minute film by filmmaker Mai Iskander follows Heba Afify as she captures the stories of citizens during the Egypti … [Read more...]


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