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Activist Esraa Abd El Fattah reports torture in detention, faces smear campaign amid new arrests and disappearances
She was told that she would face further torture if she spoke about the abuse.
Egyptian media outlets provide contradictory information about Afroto’s death
Salma Hindy | Egyptian media outlets have offered a number of explanations for what may have caused Afroto's death
Death by torture in Moqattam Police Station: The final two hours of Afroto
Basma Mostafa | Mada Masr speaks to friends, family and cellmates to piece together what happened to Afroto
Italy accuses 10 of killing Regeni, removes 16 officials from list of suspects
Asmahan Soliman | Italian investigators may shortly request opening of investigations into 10 suspects
One year on from the last station: A timeline of the Giulio Regeni case
Mada Masr has compiled a timeline that charts the events that followed from Regeni’s last station
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.
Giulio Regeni: From a small village to a world cause
Lina Attalah | “We know how he was killed, but now we need to know why,” Giulio's mother Paola says.
The security apparatus: Defeat, failed reform and back to full force
Passant Rabie | “We take courses in human rights, but where is it on the ground? I haven’t seen anything applied
Police torture and public anger in Luxor
Mohamed Hamama | Friday prayers in mosques across Luxor ended uneventfully on December 4. They weren’t followed
 
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Opinion
Alaa Abd El Fattah
A personal introduction to viciousness in enmity
The story is not about prisoners’ health, but the health of the nation.
Isabel Esterman
On Giulio and the cost of doing business in Egypt
I did not know Giulio Regeni, but I could have. The earnest, affable face staring out of his photographs
Omar Hazeq
Invisible prisoners, Part 1
Muhannad Ihab, a child who suffered through juvenile detention, imprisonment, disease and Miry Hospital.
 
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News
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
Imprisoned trans woman Malak al-Kashif sexually assaulted, subjected to forced anal examination in state hospital
Execution of 9 men in case mired by torture allegations sparks international concern
9 executed over 2015 assassination of prosecutor general
6 death sentences carried out in February spark criticism of due process violations from rights groups
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Cartoons
Hearse
Andeel | Hearse driver: "I'll go have a coffee, call me when you're done. "
Cartoon: Say the word
Andeel | Police officer: "Listen — if at any moment you feel that your human rights are being violated, let me know." 
Cartoon: Happy new Khaled Saeed Eid
Andeel | #Islam al-Sayid is new Khaled Saeed in AlexandriaKhaled Saeed: "So what happened after I died?"Islam al-Sayid: "Gas prices went up a little."