Escape . Identity . Themes . Tribe
The Memoirs of a PrisonerOn January 3, 2009 by Mona Abouissa
“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.
Escape . Themes . Tribe
In a Transit CountryOn January 2, 2009 by Mona Abouissa
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.
Revolt . Themes . Tribe
Swine Flu Could Spell the End of Garbage CityOn January 1, 2009 by Mona Abouissa
A reportage from the “epicenter” of a pandemic – Cairo’s notorious garbage district.
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Conversations with the DeafOn January 4, 2007 by Mona Abouissa
It is hard to live in Egypt with a disability, with unequipped infrastructure and deformed stereotypes – and no state support. The article is about being unheard.