Month: January 2009

Ghost Workers of Israel

An investigation into the lives of Palestinian ghost workers who build Israeli settlements. It is a story about being in the right place at the wrong time.

Between Landmines and Apples

The strongest coffee and an ongoing cold war keeps the Golan Druze in a perpetual state of hope and despair.

The City as a Playground

In Cairo, tension is thick, traffic is mad and infrastructure is asphyxiating. But a group of young man push the limits of this megapolis and themselves. This article is about their scars, broken bones, arrests and, finally, their liberation.

The Memoirs of a Prisoner

“Prison was a school of life,” says Bisher, 44, who spent more than half of his life in Israeli prisons. Above him is a photo of him with his brother, smiling, with a background of waterfall wallpaper taken by an Israeli prison photographer.

In a Transit Country

An investigation into the Iraqi refugee community in Cairo, never able to trust Egypt or return home, stuck in transit at the mercy of NGOs.

Swine Flu Could Spell the End of Garbage City

A reportage from the “epicenter” of a pandemic – Cairo’s notorious garbage district.