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Stranded during the pandemic: Estrangement and limbo
Basma Mostafa and Hadeer El-Mahdawy
| “If I’d known what was going to happen, I wouldn’t have come back to Egypt"
14 April 2020
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For locked-down village near Mahalla, solidarity and dignity are keys to surviving quarantine
| Some Hayatem residents have chafed at the state’s intervention, choosing to organize themselves.
8 April 2020
9 min read
The nurse who accompanied her daughter in quarantine
| “I begged them to let me go with my daughter."
5 April 2020
14 min read
Floods hit Zarayeb garbage collectors the hardest
| "It’s difficult to calculate the number of families ... we receive survivors every 5 minutes."
17 March 2020
detainee and prisoner deaths
16 min read
Death by torture in Moqattam Police Station: The final two hours of Afroto
| Mada Masr speaks to friends, family and cellmates to piece together what happened to Afroto
10 January 2018
Islamist Militant attacks on Copts
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Nabil Saber: A displaced Copt killed over a stamp
| Nabil Saber was shot after returning to Arish to obtain a stamp for his son's academic record
11 May 2017
10 min read
Security forces shoot worker in the chest during house raid
23 November 2016
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