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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
Asmarat: The state’s model housing for former ‘slum’ residents
Mostafa Mohie | The housing project doesn't feel like home to residents relocated from self-built housing areas
Tuk tuks: Tottering through regulations
Heba Afify | When you stop a taxi and ask the driver to take you to Ard al-Lewa, the answer will almost always be
Maadi demolition campaign turns fatal
Ali Abdel Mohsen | Tensions flared among residents of the informal neighborhood of Dar al-Salam on Monday, after a scheduled
Evicted and nowhere to go
Heba Afify | Four days after security forces came in with bulldozers and demolished Nadia Abdel Kader’s house and
Sarah Sabry
Egypt’s 2016 census: The data we need
The 2016 census is our opportunity to better understand where and how most Egyptians live. Egypt will
Sarah Sabry
Informal settlements: Swept under the carpet?
On the anniversary of the devastating earthquake that hit Egypt in 1992, leaving hundreds of families
Kareem Ibrahim
Urbanization, informal areas and the new Cabinet
Since the mid-1990s, the Egyptian government has adopted neoliberal economic policies, reflected in real
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UN rights envoys condemn Egypt after ‘pattern of reprisals’
Sisi attempts to reassure Warraq island residents
AFTE: 2 architects arrested while doing fieldwork in Qalyubiya
NGO faces eviction from informal area
Security forces forcibly evacuate residents of Ezbet al-Nakhl
Administrative Court blocks attempt to seize Ramlet Bulaq