Mona Abouissa is a Russian-Egyptian journalist based in Cairo with a dark sense of humour and weakness for pickles. Read more...
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I wanted to see a mental hospital and its inmates. And I still do. The brain always fascinated me. I’ll never forget the look of suspicion shot from the eyes of a man who was once a renowned engineer. Now he draws squares and lines, governed only by his world and its unknown rules. I met him. Wish I had more time to spend with them. Continue reading