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Turned away from hospitals, a Tora prison employee dies, raising concern about the pandemic in overcrowded prisons
The Interior Ministry released a statement on Sunday addressing Hegazy’s death.
Shady Habash’s slow death
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | “Prison doesn’t kill, loneliness does. I need your support so I don’t die.” 
Thinking with Alaa
Khaled Fahmy | "When I demand my right to read and write, I am not asking for a luxury."
Lawyers: New case against Qassas a tactic to keep political prisoners jailed beyond 2-year remand detention limit
Haridy anticipates a number of political prisoners near the 2-year limit will be added to the case
Letter to my husband, Ramy Shaath, a prisoner of conscience in Egypt
Celine Lebrun-Shaath | Since the night they separated us, I've done everything to be strong and to be able to fight for you
‘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
Families demand warm clothes, better conditions for Aqrab Prison detainees
Mai Shams El-Din | Those who manage to receive news of their loved ones say they lack access to food, clean water and medication.
Imprisoned activist Alaa Abd El Fattah speaks from Tora
Ahdaf Soueif | Alaa Abd El Fattah, outspoken software tecchie, blogger and political activist, has spoken to the media
The sound of prison
Lina Attalah | It’s 10 am and the contours of Tora Prison, south of Cairo, are filling with families arriving on time
 
Opinion
Sanaa Seif
Death’s child
"Shady is a child of death, he can’t be with those people.”
Abdelrahman ElGendy
From prison: Color synesthesia
Wednesday isn’t blue? — Seeing emotions in color
Abdelrahman ElGendy
From Tora: Harry Potter in an Egyptian prison
22-year-old Abdelrahman al-Gendy writes from prison about his magical pursuits
 
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News
Sanaa Seif arrested upon arrival at prosecutor’s office to file complaint for physical assault
Alaa Abd El Fattah ends hunger strike after 36 days
Update: Mada Masr Editor-in-chief Lina Attalah released from police custody
As detainees remain cut off amid pandemic, Alaa Abd El Fattah continues month-long hunger strike
Handicrafts, ostriches and football: Journalists, public figures taken on stage-managed tour of Tora Prison Complex
Public Prosecution inspection team finds conditions in Tora ‘adequate’ despite widespread prisoner accounts of abuse, medical negligence
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