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When an opportunity presented itself for a seventeen year old female refugee from South Sudan to flee, she took it.  However, upon arriving to Cairo, she was imprisoned in a residential apartment for three months where she was repeatedly raped. After this horrifying experience, she discovered that...
  The students of the Learning Center at the Citadel of Qaitbay. Photo by Cornelis Hulsman   Sun, sea and blue sky   When the students of the Learning Center of the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) arrived in Alexandria on the morning of Friday, November 8, they could not but being...
The Delegation of Egypt affirmed in the meetings of the 64th Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, that Egypt is committed to the implementation of the international conventions for combating human trafficking and the smuggling of migrants.
Two interns visited the families of Eritrean students who will start their education at the CAWU-Learning Center on August 26, 2019. The families told them about the hardships in Eritrea and how they were able to travel overland to Egypt. All these families have UNHCR cards and are thus legally in...
One Sudanese man is interviewed about the accusations made by Egyptian individuals and newspapers against Sudanese refugees in Cairo, specifically against the members of his church. They are accused of growing and smoking cannabis, drinking alcohol and behaving inappropriately with women. The...
The U.N. High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said it had obtained religious rulings from top Muslim clerics that permit the Commission to collect zakāt (Islamic 'alms') and use it for relief work for refugees, upon certain conditions the Commission is to fulfill, the American CNN reported two days...
Egypt's MP Marguerite `Āzer said that Germany's decision to stop migrants reaching Europe's Mediterranean coast by picking them at the sea and returning them to Africa is not shocking, adding that Germany, as a sovereign country, has the right to decide what appropriate measures it decides to take...
The Egyptian Parliament [official website, in Arabic] on Monday voted to enact new legislation [press release, in Arabic] aimed at combating the growing number of human traffickers along its coast. Smugglers and their middlemen will now face prison terms or fines, and the law also penalizes anyone...
The Arab Women Organization (AWO) announced the launching of an in-depth study on the situation of refugee women and displaced women in the Arab region. This study covers all Arab countries related to the crisis at a global conference on refugee and displaced women in the Arab region to be held by...
The American radio station, SBS, reported that the Egyptian Minister for Immigration and Foreign Affairs, Nabīla Makram, praised Australia’s cultural diversity and expressed her admiration for the diversity of society.

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