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Manshiyat Naser
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Manshiyat Naser

The first thing that strikes in this place, besides the inevitable smell, is the fact of walking on an incredible…
The city of the dead
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The city of the dead

The City of the Dead of Cairo is a cemetery, but here lives about one million and half people. This…
Andrew Youngson | The Devil’s Garden
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Andrew Youngson | The Devil’s Garden

It is estimated that approximately 17 million unexploded anti-personnel and anti-tank mines; artillery shells; bombs dropped by aircraft and machine…
Ben Kilb | We die for Football, and Egypt – Ultras Ahlawy
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Ben Kilb | We die for Football, and Egypt – Ultras Ahlawy

Many call the Ultras the spearhead of the revolution after they protected protesters on Tahrir Square against police and armed…
Jan Locus | Garbage City
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Jan Locus | Garbage City

The Zabbaleen (“Garbage people” in Egyptian Arabic) are Coptic Christians who migrated to Cairo 60 years ago and became the…
Bénédicte Kurzen | Egypt Freedom of Speech
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Bénédicte Kurzen | Egypt Freedom of Speech

After 30 years of emergency laws and the “Charter of Principles”, which was drafted by Arab information ministers in Cairo…
Massimiliano Clausi | Harafish
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Massimiliano Clausi | Harafish

Living standards in Egypt are low by international standards, and have declined consistently since 1990.
Tobias Hitsch | The Zabbaleen – Cairo’s waste pickers
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Tobias Hitsch | The Zabbaleen – Cairo’s waste pickers

The Zabbaleen are a community of waste pickers living not far from one of Cairo’s main tourist attractions; the Citadel.…
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