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
Prisons in the time of COVID-19
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | “Right now we’re looking at a black hole that is swallowing the entire prison system.”
New stories in exile: Anno Kachina
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Nine years ago, millions of Egyptians took to the streets in revolt against a regime that had been in
New stories in exile: Abdelrahman Mansour
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | "In the beginning, I was panicking and unable to sleep unless I talked to someone in Egypt."
Without evidence or trial: Remand detention is authorities’ tool of choice to imprison political opponents
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Many activists have been subjected to the revolving door of prison
Between prison and the outside world: The messengers of last resort
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | The letters from prison usually contain simple, heartfelt requests from prisoners.
The protection of competition: A suspended verdict
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | The discrepancy in the ECA’s positions on Uber and Glovo leaves questions about the role it plays
 
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News
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