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Abdel Moneim Abouel Fotouh: A man apart
Mostafa Mohie | His political journey has been a winding one.
Shady Habash’s slow death
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | “Prison doesn’t kill, loneliness does. I need your support so I don’t die.” 
Without evidence or trial: Remand detention is authorities’ tool of choice to imprison political opponents
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Many activists have been subjected to the revolving door of prison
Lawyers: New case against Qassas a tactic to keep political prisoners jailed beyond 2-year remand detention limit
Haridy anticipates a number of political prisoners near the 2-year limit will be added to the case
‘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
Released but imprisoned daily: Alaa Seif on the need for new imaginations
In his first media interview since his release, Alaa Seif spoke with Mada Masr
Waiting for Shady
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Witnessing the burial of incarcerated video blogger Shady Abu Zeid’s late father
 
Opinion
Abdelrahman ElGendy
Depersonalization-derealization disorder
In prison, there is a continuous and systematic destruction of feelings.
Sanaa Seif
Death’s child
"Shady is a child of death, he can’t be with those people.”
Abdelrahman ElGendy
This prison has a sky without bars
Now, for the first time, life actually is turning into a big prison
 
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News
Jailed rights lawyers and journalists in remand detention charged in new case
State Security Prosecution keeps two activists in detention with fresh charges
Alaa Abd El Fattah ends hunger strike after 36 days
2 translators arrested and disappeared, enter cycle of remand detention
Resetting the prison clock: Abouel Fotouh charged in new case days before completing maximum two years in remand detention
Alaa Abd El Fattah and his lawyer recount humiliation and beatings in maximum-security prison
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