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‘Hospitals are for the dying’: Medical negligence inside Egyptian prisons
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Rights groups have repeatedly warned that conditions in Egypt’s prisons are far below standards
Released but imprisoned daily: Alaa Seif on the need for new imaginations
In his first media interview since his release, Alaa Seif spoke with Mada Masr
Waiting for Shady
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Witnessing the burial of incarcerated video blogger Shady Abu Zeid’s late father
 
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For a friend in prison: ‘You’
A letter from Amsterdam about a close friend in prison in Egypt and the vivid presence of his memory
Abdelrahman al-Gendy
From Tora: Harry Potter in an Egyptian prison
22-year-old Abdelrahman al-Gendy writes from prison about his magical pursuits
Abdelrahman al-Gendy
From prison: Trying to deceive pain
Abdelrahman al-Gendy writes from Tora prison, where he's been for the last 5 years
 
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Alaa Abd El Fattah and his lawyer recount humiliation and beatings in maximum-security prison
Politician: Forced disappearance of 4 Dostour Party members tied to opposition to constitutional amendments
Families of at least 18 political prisoners denied visitation rights
26 members of 2017 campaign opposing Sisi re-election sentenced to prison by emergency court
5 prisoners start hunger strike to protest unjust detention on anniversary of Egypt’s revolution
80 Wadi al-Natrun prisoners join hunger strike protesting maltreatment
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