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Jailed Fairmont witness in danger, family and lawyer say, as remand detention drags on
Prosecutors renewed Karim’s remand detention for 45 days on Saturday.
Shady Habash’s slow death
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | “Prison doesn’t kill, loneliness does. I need your support so I don’t die.” 
Prisons in the time of COVID-19
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | “Right now we’re looking at a black hole that is swallowing the entire prison system.”
‘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
42 words on page 3: How Morsi died in Egyptian newspapers
Newspapers published the same 42-word article to announce the former president's death
Periods in prison: a campaign to get healthcare for women inmates
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Prison authorities have ignored the basic healthcare needs of women on their periods in detention
Arrest of 131 Egyptian migrants in east Libya points to migration network funneling into militant groups
Maha Ellawati | 131 irregular migrants from Egypt have been arrested in the east Libyan city of Baydan in 3 weeks
 
Opinion
Alaa Abd El Fattah
Our bodies and enmity: A personal introduction
The story is not about prisoners’ health, but the health of the nation.
Mirette Moenes
Six steps the Prison Authority should take immediately in light of the COVID-19 pandemic
If – or rather, when – the virus gets into prisons, it will be nearly impossible to contain it.
Alaa Abd El Fattah
A personal introduction to viciousness in enmity
The story is not about prisoners’ health, but the health of the nation.
 
News
Third detainee dies in Tora Prison in 3-week span
Journalist Mohamed Mounir dies after release from prison
As detainees remain cut off amid pandemic, Alaa Abd El Fattah continues month-long hunger strike
Pompeo expresses ‘outrage’ over prisoner death, rights groups call for Red Cross oversight
Cold cells: Demands for warmth for prisoners
Handicrafts, ostriches and football: Journalists, public figures taken on stage-managed tour of Tora Prison Complex
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