Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Sharif Abdel Kouddous is an independent journalist based in Cairo. He is a correspondent for the TV/radio news hour Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and a fellow at the Nation Institute. Since 2011, Sharif has reported from Egypt, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Gaza, Bahrain, and Algeria. His work has been published in The Nation, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy, Toronto Star, The Progressive, Mada Masr, and other outlets. In 2012 Sharif was awarded the fourth annual Izzy Award for outstanding achievement in independent media for his coverage of the Egyptian revolution.