Hossam Eldin Ali Ahmed

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Hossam El Din Ali, member of al-Ghad's high council. [1]\

Hossam Eldin Ali, "who leads the U-Shahid group in Port Said".

"The website U-Shahid.org, which means "you are a witness," will plot reports of election irregularities on an interactive map of Egypt. Citizens can submit reports via text message, Twitter, or e-mail, along with photo or video verification. The effort's organizers hope it will push regular citizens toward political participation.

"We think it's a new tool for election monitoring that will attract more people to participate," says Esraa Abdel Fattah, a project organizer and activist who was arrested after she used a social-networking site to help organize a national strike in 2008. " [2]

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  1. Can't We All Just Get Along?, foreignpolicy.com, accessed February 23, 2011.
  2. Volunteers Go Hi-Tech to Map Egypt Election Irregularities, CIMA, accessed February 23, 2011.