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The Egyptian authorities have provoked controversy over their arrest of three young girls who became famous for producing content on the video application TikTok. Over the last month, the Egyptian authorities have arrested four persons, three young women and one young man, by order of the public...
Often international organizations intervene to defend activists and political opponents, who have been arrested and persecuted in some countries.  However, it is rare to hear these organizations opposing the social injustice that women in the East experience if the accusations directed towards them...
Dutch Arabist Eildert Mulder refers to a text in Deuteronomy 22:20-21 in relation to a tragic example of honor killing in the occupied Palestinian area. The text in Deuteronomy is part of the laws on sexual relations. The relevant section reads: “13 Suppose a man marries a woman, but after going in...
Last year anthropologist Erica Canova explored the impact of honor and shame in Egyptian culture, you can find her full article here. Of course, there are large differences between a large city as Cairo and the countryside and between people of different levels of education and regions. The sad...
The city of al-Manṣūrah in Egypt’s Delta witnessed a mass sexual harassment of two girls, coinciding with the release of a song by Egyptian artist Tamīm Yūnis, which some believe incites more violence against women.  The incident happened on New Year’s Eve, and a shocking video published on social...
Italian intern Erica Canova interned between June 11 and July 20, 2019. Erica obtained her Bachelor of Philosophy and Human Sciences (with honours) at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice in 2018. Earlier, in 2017, she received a merit award for the best students at university. Erica has a great...
Amīra, a 15 year old girl from Fayūm, experienced a terrifying nightmare that no one could have ever anticipated. 
The security forces of the Aswan Governorate faced a lot of criticism because they did not intervene to end the conflict between the al-Dābūdīya and the Banī Hilāl families which led to the death of 26 people and the wounding of more than 50. There are committees in the security departments whose...
Muhammad Mihanna, advisor of the Shaykh al-Azhar, confirmed that the Grand Imām Ahmad al-Tayyib sent a group of scholars to the Aswan Governorate to support the pacification process and end the bloodshed. They were sent to participate in the Friday prayer and also to organize forums, meetings and...
Armed clashes occur in the Governorate of Qena between two tribes, the 'Imar and the al-Munāna'a family. Yesterday, one person, Farj Yahyá, died after having been shot. They fought over a piece of land. People are afraid that the violence could spread to the whole governorate. The heads of the...

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