Aya Nader

Nubian women sell traditional handicrafts at the Nubian Gharb Suheil village, near Aswan in the south of Egypt, Oct. 1, 2015.  (photo by REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

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Breathing new life into Egypt's Nubian heritage

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 | Aya Nader, Contributor

The Egyptian government is working to direct Nubians' attention away from the controversial displacement issue, pouring investments into Nasr al-Nuba village.

Court sinks Egyptian-Saudi island deal

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 | Aya Nader, Contributor

A court ruling supposedly has ended Egypt’s attempt to hand over two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, but the government hasn’t necessarily given up.

Civil society bears the burden of fighting sexual harassment in Egypt

Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 | Aya Nader, Contributor

Civil organizations are encouraging Egyptian women — and men — to speak out against sexual harassment, and want the nation to start enforcing its laws against the crime.

Egypt's protest law gets makeover

Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 | Aya Nader, Contributor

The amendment to the 2013 Protest Law, which deems several articles contrary to the Egyptian Constitution, will not mean a significant change to those in prison or those wanting to protest.

Why some are worried about Egypt's new media law

Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 | Aya Nader, Contributor

Egyptian parliament has passed a new media law that places further restrictions on the press, as some argue Sisi’s reign has become the “worst ever” for freedom of speech.

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Aya Nader is an independent journalist based in Egypt, published in Open Democracy, The National and Daily News Egypt, among others. She is an MA candidate in International Relations at the American University in Cairo. On Twitter: @AyaNaderM

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