Hadeer El-Mahdawy
 
 
Opinion
Shawkan
‘Surprise’: Shawkan from prison, after winning UNESCO 2018 press freedom prize
Shawkan shares his thoughts on a recent prize and his unjust detention
 
features
Detox | Reclaiming the city
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | I decided to give those walks another try. I timidly began to take to the streets again
How the justice system shuts women out
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Among the 335 new appointees, all graduates of public law schools, there was not a single woman.
Where do survivors of sexual violence turn? The case of Ahmed Bassam Zaki
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | The legal system’s past handling of sexual violence cases does not inspire confidence in victims.
Refugees in Egypt: ‘Hunger at home, coronavirus on the streets’
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Most refugees have seen their substandard health and economic conditions turn into a crisis
Shady Habash’s slow death
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | “Prison doesn’t kill, loneliness does. I need your support so I don’t die.” 
Ramadan TV 2020: What’s worth tolerating this year?
Adham al-Shaer, Hadeer El-Mahdawy, Karoline Kamel, Leila Arman, Mohamed Ashraf Abu Emaira, Mohamed Tarek, Mostafa Mohie, Nada Arafat, Omar Said, Salah El Oweidy, Sara Seif Eddin, Yasmin El-Rifae and Yasmine Zohdi | Nothing can stand in the way of the Ramadan TV season — not even the worst pandemic in 100 years.
 
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New National Translation Center guidelines criticized as censorship
In new precedent, women jailed for 2 years for violating ‘family values’ in TikTok videos
Coptic Christian place of worship shuttered in Minya after Muslim residents protest
Leaked proposal of media bylaws outlines ambiguous press violations, imposes hefty penalties
 
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