Stories from 'Back to the Square' – Freed Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil at a press conference after his release from prison. His brother's campaign to free him is featured in the film "Back to the Square."
Mark Nabil, 19, campaigning for the release of his brother Maikel in the film "Back to the Square."
Mohamed Sayyd, 47, is an ex-convict. He was let out of prison during the revolution and told to go into Tahrir Square to battle protesters. Sayyd gives the film an insight into the system of fear that keeps people doing the state's bidding, says Lom.
Salwa Hosseiny, 20, is from a small village in the Nile Delta. While protesting in Tahrir Square, Salwa, and 20 other young women were arrested, tortured, and forced to undergo public virginity tests.
University student Lamiz Ragib, 21, says she was arrested together with her husband by plain clothes police, sexually harassed, and bullied to testify against her husband, who was detained on a trumped up drugs and possessions of weapons charge. Lamiz succeeds in getting her husband released with the help of a Cairo Human Rights Center.