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PBS MediaShift | Egyptian Blogger "Sandmonkey" Revealed | PBS

Duration: 04:59

The Egyptian blogger who was only known as "Sandmonkey" for years finally revealed his identity in Tahrir Square on February 6. He felt emboldened by the bravery of his fellow pro-democracy activists and wanted to come out to the media in order to seek justice for his assailants. He revealed his identity for the first time to Eliot Spitzer on CNN in an audio-only interview. MediaShift's Jaron Gilinksy's interview with Sam Adam, aka the Sandmonkey was his first on-camera interview. It turns out his real name is Mahmoud Salem.



Post Date: February 14, 2011