A small update on the plight of Abdallah ElShamy, imprisoned without charge since August 2013. He has been on a full hunger strike for 114 days. He is currently on the verge of death in an undisclosed location.
This guy joined me for some tea after prayers but immediately fell asleep. Terrible company. #catsofcairo
All of my worldly belongings (including clothes and shoes) prepared for my move down the block.
Protesters at yesterday’s #itehadeya sit in. They held signs with the faces of the detained and later chanted against the army, brotherhood and the MOI.
A tea stand at last night’s #Itehadeya sit-in. The sit-in was started by women protesting the ongoing detention of thousands of kids. The MOI released a statement today saying it wasn’t broken up because people expressed themselves in a “civilized” manner.
Shabaab 6 Abril general coordinator Amr Ali speaking at a press conference on the sixth anniversary of the 2008 strikes that proved a large turning point in anti-Mubarak resistance
Ibn Tulun mosque between Asr and Maghreb. It’s 1200 years old.
Tyson and Mostafa goofing off in front of their hijab shop during a power outage.
Boiler-room turned mosque. It’s a gem of a place hidden right across the street from the entrance to my building. The men that pray here are all street vendors or work in shops on the street. The imam works at Dalydress and the muezzin sells shoes out front.