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“It is better to die in revenge than to live on in shame” a saying associated with Upper Egypt, where it continues to be increasingly deadly as people stick to their parents and grandparents’ traditions.
A wave of anger and accusation has sparked since the killing of a women in al-Salām district. The incident occurred on Thursday, when the woman was thrown from the balcony of her apartment on the sixth floor by three people, due to allegations by the property’s guard regarding her behaviour. The...
‘ Egypt will remain a state of law and institutions… and will not accept a group of individuals assaulting others’.  Dr. Māyā Mursī, head of The National Council for Women (NCW), commented on an incident in which a landlord, his wife, and another resident threw a 34 year old female doctor from the...
Idrāk [Edraak] Foundation for Development and Equality released a report about violent crimes against women in Egypt, which indicated an increase in violence against women in 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus.
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 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...
The reconciliation initiative exists, but where are those who reconcile? There is a tribal conflict going on between the Dābūd and the al-Hilāl.  25 Egyptians have been killed and families fled their houses. "Reunion" is an initiative launched by 40 inhabitants of Aswān to discuss the crisis of the...
In a horrific massacre between the families of the Nubian Dābūdiah family and the Bani Hilāl tribes in Aswan left 22 dead mostly from the Banī Hilāl and 32 injured, some of which are in a critical condition. Ten houses got burnt. Mustafá Yusrī, the governor of Aswan, and General Hassan al- Suhājy,...

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