Cynthia Farahat



A Note from Peter Huessy on Egypt

February 17, 2012

I received the following note from Peter Huessy responding to my interview with Cynthia Farahat, in which Mr. Huessy’s views on Mubarak was mentioned (click here to read the interview). I’m posting it here with Mr. Huessy’s permission. I am glad to read about Cynthia Farahat and her extraordinary courage. I. . . Continue »


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Interview with Cynthia Farahat on Growing Up in Egypt, Discovering Ayn Rand, and Fighting Islamists

February 10, 2012

Cynthia Farahat is an Egyptian political activist, writer and researcher. She co-founded the Liberal Egyptian Party (2006–2008) and served as a member of its political committee. In 2008-2009, she was program coordinator and program officer at the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty in Cairo, a multi-national free market think tank.. . . Continue »