Egypt Independent

Amina Ismail
Amina Ismail 0 | Articles

Children in jail: Did the Interior Ministry violate children's rights?

In a small cell in South Cairo Court Complex, a 12-year-old child sat behind bars awaiting his hearing earlier this...

Amina Ismail Amina Ismail 9 years ago

Arab League meets to discuss plans for Syria crisis

The Arab League is convening an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss the fate of its observer mission...

Amina Ismail Amina Ismail 9 years ago

Eye-patched protesters march in solidarity with those who lost their eyes

Equipped with eye patches, dozens gathered in front of the Qasr al-Aini Hospital on Thursday, before heading to Qasr al-Nil...

Amina Ismail Amina Ismail 9 years ago

Q&A: Islamist presidential candidate on Egypt's future

Last month, Mohamed Selim al-Awa, a moderate 69-year-old Islamist intellectual, announced the temporary suspension of his presidential campaign to protest...

Amina Ismail Amina Ismail 9 years ago

Disabled protesters suspend sit-in outside cabinet

A dozen people with special needs decided on Tuesday to suspend their sit-in in front of the cabinet, saying they...

Amina Ismail Amina Ismail 9 years ago

Disabled protesters outside cabinet threaten self-immolation

A dozen disabled people protesting near the cabinet building on Monday threatened to set themselves on fire unless an official...

Amina Ismail Amina Ismail 9 years ago

Street vendors trapped between poverty and the police

Cairo’s bustling Ramses Square, where street vendors hawk everything from screwdrivers to socks in the center of the city’s transportation...

Amina Ismail Amina Ismail 9 years ago

Q&A with Ahmed Agiza: A survivor of the Mubarak regime's war on terror

Ahmed Agiza is no stranger to the brutality of the Egyptian justice system. The 49-year-old Egyptian Islamist was first detained...

Amina Ismail Amina Ismail 10 years ago

Women of Egypt: Sahar's carpentry workshop

A short walk from Maadi al-Sarayat, one of Cairo’s classiest suburbs, is a shabby side street off the railroad tracks...

Amina Ismail Amina Ismail 10 years ago