The Foreign Desk: Tahrir Square ten years on. Radio Interview, January 30, 2021


The guardian, Ten years On, the Arab Spring Explosive Rage and Dashed Dreams. Martin Chulov. Interview, December 2020


  • The Top 150 Powerful Women in Washington, D.C.. Profile. The Washingtonian Magazine. 2019
  • Okail was quoted in an article by the Guardian about a case against U.S. citizens who had been convicted of improperly operating nongovernmental organizations in Egypt. She was also among those acquitted in the case.


  • Provided statement for the UK Law Society Gazette article: Endangered lawyers: Egyptian rights defenders in peril
  • Interviewed with BBC World News on September 9 regarding Egyptian death sentences.
  • A quote in France 24 in an article titled, “Egypt launches unprecedented crackdown on media ahead of Sisi re-election bid.”
  • A quote in The Guardian in an article titled, “Hard-won victories of Arab spring appear more fragile than ever.”




  • Interview with Buzzfeed regarding the current status of civil society in Egypt and her own experience as an NGO worker there
  • Featured in a segment, “Do New Uprisings Help or Hurt Egypt’s Future?” on HuffPost Live, the online streaming news network at the Huffington Post.


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