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On Warraq Island, popular democracy defies secret state plans
Heba Afify | The state’s strategy regarding Warraq has seen several stages: violence, negotiation, and legal persecution
Photos and video: Warraq residents clash with security forces over demolition
Look through photos and watch a video of the clashes between Warraq residents and security forces
Battle over the Nile
Heba Afify | Residents face relocation as Warraq targeted in ongoing campaign to reclaim "illegally" occupied land
Development ‘alternatives’ raise fear of forced relocation from Maspero Triangle
Mostafa Mohie and Waad Ahmed | Maspero Triangle residents fear state plans to develop the area will force them to “self-relocate”
Cause for celebration? From opposition to acceptance of the Dabaa nuclear power plant
Osman El Sharnoubi | While the state has secured Dabaa residents' approval, questions remain about the project's feasibility
Activists call Sisi’s announcements on Nubia insufficient
Mai Shams El-Din | Although Sisi announced the reversal of a decision to annex the Nubian Forkund village, activists argue
Nubians may turn to international courts to guarantee return to their lands
Mai Shams El-Din | “We've reached the stage where we are unable to deal with the government.”
On the edges: Nubians still live in the shadow of displacement
Dina Sayedahmed | The forced displacement of Nubian communities continues as villages are classified as military zones.
An interview: Remembering Shahenda Maklad (1938-2016)
Reem Saad and Yasmine M. Ahmed | On April 30, 1966, Salah Hussein was assassinated by members of a feudalist family in Kamshish, a village
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Urbanization, informal areas and the new Cabinet
Since the mid-1990s, the Egyptian government has adopted neoliberal economic policies, reflected in real
Egypt launches 3rd phase of buffer zone construction in Rafah
Singing march in Aswan lands 24 Nubian protesters in detention
A presidential phone call and an official’s visit later, Warraq residents continue to reject relocation
Sisi attempts to reassure Warraq island residents
Hundreds of Dahab Island residents protest in solidarity with Warraq
Police arrested 10 Warraq Island residents, demolished 30 buildings on Sunday
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