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‘Nobody is leaving their homes’: Government decision to reclaim land fuels anger in Warraq Island
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | A Cabinet decision was taken to expropriate land on Warraq Island for public use
An interview with UN special rapporteur Leilani Farha on Egypt’s approach to housing
Mostafa Mohie | Mada Masr sits down with UN special rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Leilani Farha
Video | Exiting the Triangle
Asmaa Gaafar | A resident of one of the last buildings adjacent to the Maspero Triangle refuses to leave his home
Interview: On developing the Maspero Triangle and the future of the Asmarat housing project
Mostafa Mohie | Mada sits down with Khaled Siddiq, the executive director of the Informal Settlements Development Fu
Development ‘alternatives’ raise fear of forced relocation from Maspero Triangle
Mostafa Mohie and Waad Ahmed | Maspero Triangle residents fear state plans to develop the area will force them to “self-relocate”
New housing project in Alexandria impresses residents, but estranges them too
Heba Afify | On the recently built Bashayer al-Kheir (Good Omens) project, which President Sisi inaugurated last week.
The Maspero Triangle: Necessary demolition or forced eviction?
Mostafa Mohie | Residents of the Maspero Triangle could not imagine the impact the attack on the Italian Consulate on
A history of forced relocations
Isabel Esterman | On October 29, the Egyptian army began bulldozing and dynamiting houses along Egypt’s border with Gaza
Over 2,000 residents forced from homes, denied work on Suez Canal project
Jano Charbel | Touted as Egypt’s national project of the century, the construction of a navigational bypass known
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Beyond the voice of battle
No matter how many times you witness it, the transformation is still a dizzying one. Kiosks that once
18 detained in Nazlet al-Semman protests granted release
At least 22 arrested following dispersal of protest against demolitions of Nazlet al-Semman residential buildings
Warraq residents protest, prepare to submit appeals against government decision to reclaim land for development
UN rights envoys condemn Egypt after ‘pattern of reprisals’
Cabinet allocates lands to displaced North Sinai citizens
Foreign Ministry: Sinai residents not harmed by ongoing operations
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