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Why now: Jelani Cobb on the uprising in America
Millions of people around the world are watching the state use violence against US citizens en masse
New stories in exile: Anno Kachina
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Nine years ago, millions of Egyptians took to the streets in revolt against a regime that had been in
Iraq’s revolution continues after state violence leads to prime minister’s ouster
Ahmed Youssef | “If the butcher had resigned two months ago we would have spared so many of our children.”
Family: Man detained at Hadayek al-Kobba Police Station tortured to death
Sherif Soliman | Two police personnel have been detained, accused of torturing Ahmed Zalat to death
Egyptian media outlets provide contradictory information about Afroto’s death
Salma Hindy | Egyptian media outlets have offered a number of explanations for what may have caused Afroto's death
Death by torture in Moqattam Police Station: The final two hours of Afroto
Basma Mostafa | Mada Masr speaks to friends, family and cellmates to piece together what happened to Afroto
Witnessing a massacre
Heba Farouk Mahfouz, Lina Attalah, Mosa’ab Elshamy and Sharif Abdel Kouddous | Four Egyptian journalists reconstruct the Rabea al-Adaweya sit-in dispersal
Photos and video: Warraq residents clash with security forces over demolition
Look through photos and watch a video of the clashes between Warraq residents and security forces
Battle over the Nile
Heba Afify | Residents face relocation as Warraq targeted in ongoing campaign to reclaim "illegally" occupied land
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Yasmin El-Rifae
Language after brutality
Is it enough to tell the stories of those who are more definitively silenced?
Jan 25, 5 years on: I didn’t go to Tahrir
It’s January 25, 2016, and it’s 12:55 pm and I haven’t gone to Tahrir. The truth is, not only
Sally Toma
The dehumanization of the nation
It was just after Friday prayers, the warm winter sun hesitantly promised serenity once more to the cabinet
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Police referred to criminal court on charges of torturing cart driver to death in 2016
Public Prosecutor charges police officer with murder of two Copts in Minya
Assistant detective sentenced to 3 years, police officer to 6 months in prison for Afroto’s death
Amnesty: French arms exports to Egypt used in violent repression, violating international human rights law
HRW report: Egyptian-American forcibly disappeared, tortured for 4 months before being brought before military prosecution
16 accused of illegal assembly outside police station following Afroto’s death ordered to be released
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Sisi’s sweethearts
Andeel | Sisi: "My sweethearts... sweethearts... sweethearts..." Policemen: "Papa... Papa... Papa..."
Cartoon: Police money
Sabry Eltawil | "Sisi allows the police to run private security companies." Policeman: Special discount during holidays.
Andeel | Hearse driver: "I'll go have a coffee, call me when you're done. "
Cartoon: [email protected]#% you, I’m a cop
Cartoon: Die, son of a bitch
Andeel | Police officer: "Die, you son of a bitch."Father: "Long live Egypt... Long live Egypt."
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