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Security forces crack down on refugees protesting violence, harassment
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Within 15 minutes, security forces began to use batons and water cannons to disperse the protest.
Friend of witness in Fairmont case swept up in backlash arrests, ordered detained
The prosecutor’s statement did not specify the charges that the detainees are being investigated for
Media orgs vow to investigate as Hisham Allam threatens rape accusers with legal action
On Sunday, the fifth in a series of testimonies against the journalist appeared on a blog
I’m sorry I harassed you
Nada Gamal | Without remorse, apologies do not work. 
The unspoken crime of marital rape
Heba Anis | There is no statute criminalizing marital rape, nor is it a legally valid reason for divorce
Complaint filed with National Council for Women over 2014 gang rape at Fairmont hotel
Allegations of the 2014 Fairmont hotel rape first appeared publicly in late July on Instagram.
DETOX | Better late than never
Women are rightfully angry, and they’re demanding to be heard.
Where do survivors of sexual violence turn? The case of Ahmed Bassam Zaki
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | The legal system’s past handling of sexual violence cases does not inspire confidence in victims.
Philly Stands Up: Inside the politics and poetics of transformative justice and community accountability in sexual assault situations
Esteban Kelly | Esteban Kelly, one of the founding members of Philly Stands Up, describes its journey
 
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Opinion
Salma El Tarzi
Things I want to talk about
My life is by far more valuable than what they like to call honor.
Yasmin El-Rifae
Inherent guilt: Menna Abdel Aziz and the victims of Ahmed Bassam Zaki
Rape is not done by monsters, it is done by human beings
Rosaline Elbay
Inheritance
Maybe you are hand-me-downs because a person, really, is a collection of memories
 
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News
Smear campaign, arrests in blowback over Fairmont rape case
Public Prosecution: 7 of 9 defendants in Fairmont rape case fled the country before complaint filed
Imprisoned trans woman Malak al-Kashif sexually assaulted, subjected to forced anal examination in state hospital
Prosecution suspends investigation into sexual assault accusations against Youm7 chief editor
After filing sexual assault complaint against employer, Youm7 journalist banned from entering workplace
2-year prison sentence for man accused of sexual harassment over Eid
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Cartoons
Sweet words
Andeel | Man (in very small letters): "Sorry..."
Cartoon: To whom it may concern
Andeel | You look like shit when you're harassing.
Cartoon: Good omen (Boshret Kheir)
Andeel | "This is a gathering of men." [Song lyrics from Boshret Kheir]