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How was almost LE5 million in prisoner fines collected in 10 days?
Haitham Gabr | At 9 pm on Tuesday, May 24, in a Giza prison, an appeal session was underway for 47 defendants accused
Families demand warm clothes, better conditions for Aqrab Prison detainees
Mai Shams El-Din | Those who manage to receive news of their loved ones say they lack access to food, clean water and medication.
Boycott drive proposes martyrs, prisoners as parliamentary candidates
A group of young activists is calling on Egyptians to boycott the parliamentary elections in honor of
Families of detainees refute national report on their treatment in prison
Beesan Kassab | Detainee Amr Rabie reportedly refused an offer from a prison officer to change his behavior in return
Imprisoned activist Alaa Abd El Fattah speaks from Tora
Ahdaf Soueif | Alaa Abd El Fattah, outspoken software tecchie, blogger and political activist, has spoken to the media
Ramadan and politics: Does Sisi really care?
Mai Shams El-Din | Conflicting decisions in the last few weeks have raised questions from critics as to whether President
Anti-Protest Law campaigners say Ramadan pardons are not enough
Heba Afify | A list of 165 detainees pardoned by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday for the holy month of
Open letter to President Sisi from mother of jailed journalist Mohamed Fahmy
Wafa Abdel Hamid Bassiouni | Dear Mr. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, As a mother and an Egyptian citizen I appeal to you, Mr.
Between prisons
Lina Attalah | This conversation is part of issue 1 of Status Hour, an emerging collaborative monthly audio journal
 
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Opinion
Yara Sallam
Blog: ‘Did you see Aya in Qanater Prison?’
In May 2014, on a flight home from a business trip, I picked up a newspaper from a flight attendant and
Alaa Abd El Fattah
Jan 25, 5 years on: The only words I can write are about losing my words
Five years ago on what would turn out to be the last normal day of my life I sat down at my desk in a
Omar Hazeq
Invisible prisoners, Part 1
Muhannad Ihab, a child who suffered through juvenile detention, imprisonment, disease and Miry Hospital.
 
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US ambassador to UN calls for release of Egyptian prisoner Omar Mohamed
New list of prisoner pardons set to prioritize journalists and patients: NCHR member
Presidential pardons disappoint political prisoners
4 detainees hospitalized after assault by Alexandria court security
Dostour Party member claims officers assaulted him in custody
10 rights organizations launch new campaign in support of Egypt’s political prisoners
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