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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
Probation: The (illegal) half-life created by nights inside a police station
Mohamed Ashraf Abu Emaira and Mohamed Hamama | Thousands of Egyptians are on a form of probation that violates Egyptian law
Innocence behind bars: The fate of Egypt’s minors at the mercy of criminal and military courts
Mahmoud Wakea | Mada Masr looked into 35 cases of minors who have appeared before criminal and military courts
After 3 years in prison, student searches desperately for her missing fiancé
Mai Shams El-Din | Asmaa Hamdy’s fiancé was forcibly disappeared a week before her release
Disappeared, detained and tortured for no reason: Islam Khalil recounts his story
Heba Afify | A few weeks after being released from prison, Islam Khalil looks back at his detention conditions.
Story of medical neglect: Former prisoner Mohand Ehab dies from leukemia
Jano Charbel | Mohand Ehab died on Monday due to complications related to leukaemia that worsened while he was imprisoned
Stories of prison visits, ongoing hardship
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Families of Egyptian prisoners recount brief, irregular visits, and the arbitrary banning of goods from
Ramadan behind bars
Haitham Gabr | As children were busy preparing decorations and putting them up in the streets ahead of Ramadan, and
A turn for the worse at Aqrab Prison, say outraged families of inmates
Dalia Rabie | For inmates at Aqrab (Scorpion) Prison, there was a small window of time when life got a little better
 
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Alaa Abd El Fattah
Jan 25, 5 years on: The only words I can write are about losing my words
Five years ago on what would turn out to be the last normal day of my life I sat down at my desk in a
Omar Hazeq
Invisible prisoners, Part 1
Muhannad Ihab, a child who suffered through juvenile detention, imprisonment, disease and Miry Hospital.
Abdelrahman Gad
Could an Egyptian Madres de Plaza de Mayo be taking shape?
As in Argentina, groups of Egyptians — mostly women — have come together to draw attention to the
 
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News
Rights groups: 2 Ramses crackdown detainees subjected to invasive physical exams that amount to ‘torture’
Transgender detainees arrested in post-Ramses Station crackdown face adverse prison conditions
Imprisoned rights lawyer Mohamed Ramadan reports deteriorating health, poor detention conditions
Lawyer reports denial of rights, medical treatment for detained activists in 2 prominent cases
Supreme State Security Prosecution orders Wael Abbas’ hospital transfer and issues 5th 15-day detention renewal
Son claims prison administration refuses to treat Abouel Fotouh’s deteriorating health
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Cartoon: The era of love
Andeel | Teacher: "What happens to those who don't love Papa Sisi, kids?"Kids: "They go to jail, miss!"