Hadeer El-Mahdawy
 
 
Opinion
Shawkan
‘Surprise’: Shawkan from prison, after winning UNESCO 2018 press freedom prize
Shawkan shares his thoughts on a recent prize and his unjust detention
 
features
Ballot-box politics: What has pushed Egypt’s opposition to vote ‘no’?
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Unlike in previous votes, more opposition members are calling for a 'no' vote than for a boycott.
Periods in prison: a campaign to get healthcare for women inmates
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Prison authorities have ignored the basic healthcare needs of women on their periods in detention
Sources: 3 Warraq activists arrested to pressure residents to make concessions in ongoing land struggle
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Activists arrested in sting operation to pressure Warraq residents to make concessions
Waiting for Shady
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Witnessing the burial of incarcerated video blogger Shady Abu Zeid’s late father
Waiting until you can’t
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Sectarian violence sparked in Minya after the unofficial opening of an unlicensed church building
‘Nobody is leaving their homes’: Government decision to reclaim land fuels anger in Warraq Island
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | A Cabinet decision was taken to expropriate land on Warraq Island for public use
 
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News
Coptic Christian place of worship shuttered in Minya after Muslim residents protest
Leaked proposal of media bylaws outlines ambiguous press violations, imposes hefty penalties
Youm7 opens internal investigation into sexual assault allegations against prominent writer
Government increases prices for household and commercial gas by up to 75%