Virginie Nguyen

After verdict, tense calm in Port Said
Egypt

After verdict, tense calm in Port Said

On Saturday, the Port Said Criminal Court confirmed the death sentence of 21 defendants accused of killing 72 Ahly fans…
On guard: Confronting sexual assault
Life & Style

On guard: Confronting sexual assault

On 25 January, the date of the revolution’s second anniversary, more than 20 cases of sexual assault or rape took…
In photos: Another face of Cairo’s revolution
Egypt

In photos: Another face of Cairo’s revolution

Since Friday, violence has been raging in different parts of Egypt as police clash with angry protesters, the day when…
Surf’s up: Head to Mui Ne in Vietnam for some serious water action
Life & Style

Surf’s up: Head to Mui Ne in Vietnam for some serious water action

Since the late 1990s, Vietnam hasn’t stopped growing as a tourist destination, and has become one of the main economies…
Cairo students explain what they do after the bell rings
Life & Style

Cairo students explain what they do after the bell rings

You might expect children to be upset that the new school year has begun, but some are far from it.…
Firsthand account: Injured and arrested for a photo
Egypt

Firsthand account: Injured and arrested for a photo

Egypt Independent’s Virginie Nguyen was hurt and detained while covering the clashes in Abbasseya Square last Friday. Herein, she gives an…
Egypt Photo Marathon: A race for images
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Egypt Photo Marathon: A race for images

On a hot spring day in Cairo, a group of amateur and professional photographers walked the city’s streets, trying to…
The Alexandrian fisherman
Life & Style

The Alexandrian fisherman

In the purple sunset light of the the Bahari port of Alexandria, fishermen start to walk around the big boats…
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