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With his cell phone camera and cigarettes, Mohamed Ali's confessions set off a firestorm in Egypt. Through a series of videos, millions heard the former military contractor accuse President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and the army of spending millions of the public's money on palaces and seven-star hotels during an economic crisis. When he called for Egyptians to take to the streets, it sparked protests that were the first visible sign of unrest in years. So what does Ali's story say about Egypt today?
In this episode: Zein Tawfik (@zeintawfik), presenter for Al Jazeera's Arabic channel.
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