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Handicapped After the Revolution
Cairo, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
05 Jul 2012

spending a day with a Handicap person think that the hope comes with the new president ,dream of better future for him and people with special needs , his name is Ramez Abbas , involved in revolution , he send a massage to the new president Morsy , through YouTube Message contains some of the demands for people with special needs.

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Morsi Meter
Cairo, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
05 Jul 2012

it is an attempt to monitor the performance of the recently elected president Mohamed Morsi by documenting what have been achieved as opposed to his promises.

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Tahrir is waiting the election results
Mohamed mahmoud st, Tahrir st, Cairo ,Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
25 Jun 2012

Tahrir, cairo , june 24

protesters in Tahrir SQ, are waiting for election results .

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Police on the fence
Roxy Square, cairo , Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
06 Dec 2012

in clashes between pro and Anti-Morsi protesters the police forces stand just for watching for the first time .

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Clashes break out at presidential pa...
Cairo, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
06 Dec 2012

the clashes between protesters against Morsi and Muslim Brothers

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Muslim Brothers Attack Presidential ...
Cairo, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
06 Dec 2012

On Wednesday, as Vice President Mahmoud Mekky gave a press conference, Morsy supporters headed to the area surrounding the palace and forcibly dispersed the sit-in.

Earlier in the day, the Muslim Brotherhood released a statement calling for a rally by the “Brotherhood and popular forces” to protect the legitimacy of the president, the declaration and the draft constitution.

When supporters arrived, the sit-in tents were completely destroyed, men and women were beaten, and canned food and blankets were scattered around and trampled on.

Morsy supporters said they were outraged by the graffiti drawn over the palace’s walls. “We were deeply offended by these endless insults,” said a furious Brotherhood member who went to the palace Wednesday.

The many Morsy opponents were pushed to the side streets surrounding the palace, outraged by the sudden attack.

They surprised the strike by their numbers, destroyed the tents, beat many young men and even women, and pushed others to the side streets

The numbers of pro-Morsy demonstrators quickly increased before rallies to support the opponents arrived, but the latter were still outnumbered well into the evening as clashes raged on.

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People With Special Needs Against Con...
Cairo, egypt
By Transterra Egypt
04 Dec 2012

Dozens of people with special needs against the articles of the constitution that tend their rights as citizens

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Thousands protest nationwide against...
Cairo, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
01 Dec 2012

Thousands of Egyptians took to the streets in various governorates Friday to denounce the constitutional declaration issued on 22 November, as well as the final draft of the constitution approved by the Islamist-dominated Constituent Assembly.

Protesters say President Mohamed Morsy’s decrees grant him unprecedented powers and make him a new dictator. They say the constitution was approved hastily and without the consensus of different political and social powers.

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Diverse Reactions In Egypt Over Gaza ...
Arab League Headquarters, Cairo, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
15 Nov 2012

Demonstrations in front of the headquarters of the Arab League, In protest against the Israeli aggression against Palestinians in Gaza, The demonstrators chanted slogans against Israel.

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Stop The Rise Of Sexual Harassment
Cairo, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
06 Nov 2012

Sexual harassment has been dramatically on the rise in Egypt. It peaks during public holidays.

2006 marked the most horrific incident of harassment when several girls were brutally harassed and stripped of their clothes by a mob during Eid El-Fitr celebrations in downtown Cairo. The event played a major role in bringing the issue of harassment in Egypt to light.

According to a survey issued in 2008 by the Egyptian Centre for Women's Rights, 83 per cent of women in Egypt and 98 percent of foreign women have been exposed to sexual harassment at least once.

The complaints office at the National Council for Women has set up the hotline number 08-008-883-888 for receiving complaints about harassment during Eid al-Adha.

A group of Egyptian's pages on Facebook express a mission for monitoring sexual harassment in the Metro, by sharing women's experiences with sexual harassment through photos and videos.

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My name is Shirin Badr, an Egyptian girl, and I work as the marketing manager at "Old Design" company. I also participated in "Yalla 3elm" website for long-distance education. Now I'm working on a campaign called "Be a Man."

"Be a Man" started when I was facing problems at the Metro station. I started taking the women's compartment, but of course there was no security so we had men in the compartment as well. So I started filming the compartment and broadcast the videos on Facebook and Twitter. The campaign was very effective. Once I got a call from a man telling me that I exposed his brother, and that he is afraid of going out and that he shaved his hair. The man was very supportive toward me and he told me that he is glad of what I did to his brother.

The next step was that I tried to get a man out of the compartment, but he refused so I started recording, using my cell phone camera. The result was that he hit me and the women in the compartment asked me to shut my mouth. I tried to stop the Metro and take him to the police, while women at the Metro helped him to run away.

From there, "Be a Man" started and more people wanted to participate in the campaign. As a team we started putting stickers in the women's compartments with the slogans, "Women's compartment, be aware of theft."
This was all in vain...the security officers were embarrassed so they started to check the Metro compartments for an hour or two in one or two stations, but what about the rest of the day? What about the other stations?

Besides the campaign we started to work on another issue, sexual harassment. We began to go down to the street and talk to people about sexual harassment and its causes, cooperating with other movements who also work on the same issue.

Recently we decided to sue both the Interior and the Transportation Minsters for the violations in the Metro. So we contacted some of the Metro employees who have papers that confirm the security breaches in the Metro, but they're absolutely afraid of talking about it because they tried to complain four times, and their complaints were neglected.

For everybody who wants to participate with us in this campaign, they can contact the lawyer Muhammad Othman Ahmad Othman, and he will work according to people complaints.

I am glad for what we've reached. Now I see a girl in the Metro asking men to get out of women's compartment, and some women said that they don't want to get in the women's compartment because of women recording men in the compartment. The negativity is infectious and the positivity as well. We need this infection.
Because the lack of security causes sexual harassment and theft, and this is not civilized at all.
When the Metro was invested in by a French company it was clean, well organized, and always on time. Now if you see a security man he will be smoking a cigarette in the compartment.

A friend of mine was in the Metro and there was a security officer and a man in the women's compartment. She tried to get the man out of the compartment, but the security officer hit her, dragged her, and kicked her. This is a disaster!

As for the sexual harassment, there are many reasons, but some people say that it's because of what girls wear. How about Saudi Arabia, the country with the third highest number of sexual harassment incidents, where women are all veiled and decent?
They blame the victim and give the criminal tens of excuses.
The last major incident was in Assiut with Sahar, the girl who got shot because she refused to be sexually harassed.
Our law is old, and a sexual predator forces girls to be armed. Two weeks ago a boy harassed a girl, and she took a knife out of her purse and cut him. This is a disaster. People should do something and girls should talk.
We should educate our sons that these girls are your sisters, and you have to protect them.

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To what extent will Egypt's new const...
Cairo, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
10 Oct 2012

As Egypt's Constituent Assembly moves closer to completing the long-awaited constitutional draft, concerns are being raised regarding articles dealing with the status and rights of women. Some commentators predict a reduction in women's rights from those guaranteed in the 1971 constitution, whilst others suggest there will be little change.
Some women fear that even if their rights are protected by the new constitution, an Islamist-dominated state would find ways to violate women's rights them in practice.

Interview with Niveen Ebieed, Campaign Manager, New Woman Foundation
Niveen Ebieed explains the ongoing discussions between women's rights organizations and the Constituent Committee for the writing of the new constitution.

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First anniversary of the massacre of ...
Cairo, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
10 Oct 2012

On the first anniversary of the Maspero massacre, the relatives of the dead, who were either shot or crushed to death by army Armored Personnel Carriers, are still waiting for justice after a year of legal proceedings stemming from two cases, one of which witnessed victims’ lawyers withdraw from the case and the other which saw protesters being put on trial.

Not one soldier has been charged over the killing of the 12 protesters shot during the violence. Several civilians, including protestors, bystanders and one activist, were charged with the killings. The trial was widely regarded as a farce, and all were eventually exonerated.

Gunfire was audible as soon as the march reached the Maspero building. Even as protesters were fleeing batons, bullets and marauding army APCs that crushed 15 people to death, the media was reporting that “Coptic protesters” were attacking Egypt’s armed forces and had killed soldiers.
Gangs of civilians took to the streets surrounding Maspero and detained anyone they suspected of being Christian.

A total of 33 people were arrested on the night of 9 October and the early hours of 10 October. Of these, two were Muslim: a young person with mental disabilities and a man in his 60s.

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The New Graffiti In Mohamed Mahmoud
Cairo,Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
22 Sep 2012

The New Graffiti In Mohamed Mahmoud after the government cleared it .

Six Interviews with people on the street.

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Egyptian Demonstrators Enraged by an ...
Cairo,Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
12 Sep 2012

Hundreds of demonstrators scaled up the embassy's walls and pulled down the American flag. Clashes with security forces ensued. Although the film was privately produced by an Israeli filmmaker living in California, according to several major news organizations, the protesters demanded that relations with the United States be severed.

The embassy's website announced late Tuesday that visa services had been suspended due to the instability and that delays were expected in the delivery of passports.

Seven armored vehicles were stationed along Simon Bolivar Street leading to the embassy as well as behind the building, while 25 Central Security vehicles guarded the main gate Wednesday.

A small group of demonstrators remained overnight, saying they would stage a sit-in and wait for comment from the US State Department on the film. The protesters also said another demonstration is planned for Wednesday afternoon.

00:46: Our prophet is like clouds, does the barking of the dogs affect the clouds?

00:50: I'm mohammed Fat'hi I work with the national housing and construction the Salafists. I am an Egyptian, I don't belong to the Muslim brotherhood or anybody else but yet i am a muslim. When someone badmouths our religion, it is in our nationalistic and religious nature to revolt. And badmouthing the prophet (PBUH) is something that we will not forgive and we will not let pass. I reproach everyone who is sitting at home at the moment.

Look at the people here, there are the youth of Alaqsar and there are old and young people all gathered here, and the quiet people are quiet about the abuse of the prophet (PBUH)

Our request and what we want is for this film to be banned in any way possible and it can get to the point of us boycotting those jews completely

2:03: In the name of god and Praise be upon his prophet. We are the Doctrine's Guards Movement after consulting with some of the people of science regarding the campaign for changing the punishment for insulting the prophet (PBUH) in article 161-sanctions. Every time the prophet (PBUH) is insulted we start boycotting, saying no, and we say and we say and we hang banners. When Denmark insulted the prophet (PBUH) it lost billions of dollars. The European crusader union came together and compensated them with two billion dollars. The missionary work in Africa has a yearly budget of two and a half billion dollars. The problem is not with boycotting the material, for they are very deviant, for example "made in Denmark" changed the country of origin to "made in China". Before we talk about Denmark and the Netherlands and the United States, we have a problem ourselves that has to be solved first and what is this problem!? I am talking as a Muslim like any Muslim amongst you I am not a sheikh or anything, I am a Muslim like any one of you who loves his prophet. When the punishment for abusing the name of the prophet (PBUH) in the Egyptian law in article 161-sanctions 100 Jneih then why are we standing here? We are standing in front the American Embassy to say "No, do not verbally abuse the prophet" and this is our right. But what made them abuse the prophet verbally? This question needs an answer. The answer is that we have a flaw, and that flow is that the honor of the prophet has no value in our law. And notice that I am saying the law, not us the people, and not the constitution. The problem is, and the Law professors know this, if we put a law in the constitution that states "it is forbidden to insult the prophets" What is the problem?

4:31: God is the greatest - There's no God but Allah - Mohammed is the prophet of Alla.

No God but Allah - We love you, prophet of Allah.

5:45: God make them victorious, God make the Muslim and Islam victorious And humiliate the infidels and destroy the enemies of the religion. God, destroy all those who insulted your prophet. God, destroy all those who insulted Mohammed. God, keep your eye on them for they are tireless. God, keep your eye on the copt diaspora. God, keep your eye on the copts of the west. God, make an example out of them. God, they cannot stop you. God, turn the air around them to fire.

8:15: I am Sabir Shartout from the Haram, and when I heard about the protest I was one of the first people to confirm my attendance, it's the least one can do. It is a protest to express the people's anger. This situation is in need of investigation.To those who insulted the prophet, he is the greatest symbol of Islam and he verifies the existence of all the Muslims, for all the Muslims are alive to love their God and their Prophet. It is really hard and painful for our people and people like us to have to go through those situations. Do we, as people, really deserve this insult? As Muslim, do we really deserve this humiliation? Because someone is insulted a symbol, a great symbol that gives meaning to my whole life, and that is the prophet (PBUH). Why are they doing this?

I believe this is the doing of the lowlives, it is a very low move. It appears that they failed in the matter of dialogue and and they took the loser road, the dirt road. The least we can say is this is absurd! a big absurdity. This incident is not going to pass easily. And I expect if the political front won't interfere or the president or even the religious entities to stop this situation there will be retribution, and you can expect a lot from those people and more.

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Military funeral of the Rafah border ...
Nasr City, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
07 Aug 2012

Soldiers carry the body of one of the victims at
the funeral of the 16 Egyptian security officers who were killed by unknown gunmen Sunday afternoon.
The military funeral began today after noon prayers. A large number of people raised their shoes in Prime Minister Hesham Kandil's face, his car was vandalized, and they chanted against him. The car was damaged, and the minister’s guards were forced to take a different street to avoid further assaults.
President Mohamed Morsi was scheduled to attend the funeral but did not appear.

Several other figures attended, including Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, members of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, and Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayyeb, as well as former presidential candidates Hamdeen Sabbahi, Abdel Moneim Abouel Fotouh, and Amr Moussa. The Salafi Nour Party and the Salafi Dawah were also represented at the funeral.

The funeral prayers were performed at Aal Rashdan Mosque in Nasr City.

Morsi was also scheduled to visit the seven guards who were injured in the attack afterward.

Ambulances transported coffins of soldiers to the Unknown Soldier Memorial for the military funeral.
Ambulances transported the coffins of soldiers to the Unknown Soldier Memorial for the military funeral.

00:47

A civilian holds a chart written on it "Egypt bids farewell to its martyrs of treason and
betrayal."

01:01

Families of victims and civilians ask for Morsi to leave.

01:39

Military funeral begins

01:46

A civilian tries to throw flowers on the coffins and military soldiers forbid him.

02:01

A mother of one of the martyrs mourns her son

02:24

Military officers salutes the coffins of the martyrs

02:35

Military officers forbid journalists from taking shots so as not to stand in the way of the funeral.
2:50

Coffins of the martyrs reach the Unknown Soldier Memorial.

3:43

One of the martyr's families close to a coffin of one of the martyrs getting ready to move the body to his hometown.
04:37

Fights between supporters of Morsi and supporters of SCAF about who is responsible for the massacre.

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Interviews with the family of soldier...
Cairo, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
17 May 2012

Interviews with the family of soldier killed by RPG in Sinai

00:00-01:23 Dear Mr. Prosecutor, Arish District, with greetings and respect to you,
I would like to inform you that we went out at 6 in the evening on the 2nd of May in order to examine the body of the deceased, Mahmoud Sabry Mohammad Abdallah, and we determined that the death of the deceased occurred as a result of the splinters and fragments that was scattered all over the body, which was caused by explosive firearms resulting in scattered splinters and fragments all over the body of the deseased, causing him cardiorrhexis and serious heart and chest bleeding.
Sincerely yours,
Dr. Imad Al-Din Mohammad Shahat, Head of the medical forensic in Sinai.
This is Mahmoud’s forensic report, and this is a copy of his death certificate stating that the cause of the death is chest disruptions by an artillery shell.
This is Mahmoud’s Burial license, stating that the death was caused by chest and heart disruptions by an artillery shell.
01:23-01:34 Uncle Bakar, went to God, in Heaven.
01:34-02:03 I am his sister, and he used to live with me. We live here in downtown and we’re born here. Mahmoud went to school until the 2nd year of elementary and he didn’t finish his studies due to our circumstances, and he worked in a printing house for a few months and then he started working with Mr. Hamdy in his Cafeteria.
02:12-02:21 He used to work in a printing house and then he came to work with us here. He didn’t really like the printing job so, he came to work with us here in the Cafeteria. He went to do his military service.
02:21-02:39 he was placed in the Center Security Forces and then he was sent to north Sinai, in Rafah, at the beginning of his service which is 3 years. He only had 6 months left to finish his military service when he died.
02:39-02:59 he was unfortunate to be sent to that place, he used to come for holidays and worked with us, just like before he joined the military. He used to come on his holiday, take his first day off and then started working on the next day. He died on the 1st of May at 12 a.m. we knew about his death at 5 a.m.
03:00-04:21 on Wednesday at 4 a.m. at dawn, he used to take his Sim card with him and he put my number and the number of my husband, Emad on speed dial in case something happened to him. I found him calling me, so I answered, thinking it was him, I told him Are you staying up late to call and joke at this hour? So I found someone else’s voice telling me, I’m not Mahmoud, and asked, Are you a related to Mahmoud Sabry Mohammad Abdallah? I answered: yes, I’m his sister. I asked him impulsively: Is Mahmoud injured? Did something happen to him? He told me that it was bigger than that and that you can consider him a martyr now, and that he died. I was stunned by the news, I couldn’t believe it at first, I thought someone was joking or something and then his phone was switched off. They said it will be in the news, after that in was in the news with his name, Soldier, Mahmoud Sabry Abdallah, died. We knew the news about his death was real after we watched the news but we didn’t receive any official notice of his death.
04:22-04:48 it was at 8 a.m. when we knew for sure that Mahmoud was dead. At the time, from 8 a.m. till 3 a.m., the next day, we were very worried and we couldn’t reach him so, we got a call from his friend telling us not to go as they were working on the procedures then.
04:48-05:22 they waited for the medical forensic, who arrived at 6 p.m. and he died at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, and the medical forensic arrived at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. After all these procedures, his body arrived here at 1 a.m., they brought him in an ambulance and there was a delegate who accompanied his body.
05:29-05:52 he was in his grave clothes when he got here and they put him in a sack and then wrapped him with his grave clothes, cause of his severe injuries. We received his body in the police mosque. By the time, they arrived, all mosques were closed so we couldn’t pray for him.
05:52-06:38 I felt as if they were throwing him away as if he was not a human being. As if they were telling us take this body that was wrapped in a white cloth and throw it away or bury him or do whatever you want with it. Since then, I feel really bad and I don’t know what to do. We received our son’s body in an ambulance and he died and his blood was all over the sand and tank. Allah is sufficient for us, and how fine a trustee He is. They could’ve called the mosque and asked them to open it, I would’ve felt better and I wouldn’t be talking like this now. I would’ve considered him a martyr, but after what they did. I will get my son Mahmoud’s right even if I have to give up my life.
06:39-07:00 I felt bad that they gave the soldier who died in Abbaseyya clashes more attention, they prayed for him, Al Mosheer Tantawi was there in his funeral and the governor and many others. Unlike Mahmoud, they dropped him off and left.
07:00-08:03 My name is Ahmad Mohammad Ahmad, I’ve been working here for 4 years now, Bakar, is from the best people I worked with, may he rest in peace, Mahmoud Sabry would never be substituted. I couldn’t believe what happened and I was hoping that it was someone else who died, and I was waiting to see Bakar, coming towards me anytime, and would come back and work with us again. I thought maybe they mixed him up with someone else. I can’t believe what happened so far and I feel sometimes that I might see him coming towards me anytime again. They should’ve honored him, I’m not asking them to make him a military funeral, but at least bring his body back by a plan or something, if he was a police officer, they would’ve brought him back by a plane. We received his body at 2 a.m. and they brought him by a regular car, he deserves better than that, he is considered a martyr. The military of interior affairs doesn’t treat all offices in the same way.
08-03-09:43 Mahmoud was not given his rights, we didn’t receive any official notice about his death from the military of interior affairs and we didn’t receive any official condolences from them. As a soldier, they should’ve sent us an official notice or report his death to the police station here and then they send it to us officially. We didn’t receive any official document of his death. If it wasn’t for the phone call I got, I wouldn’t have known about my brother’s death. On his last visit, Mahmoud told me that they were being shot at every day, and that they hear firing every day, he told me he was scared and he didn’t want to go back. We used to tell him, No, you need to finish your military service, if you didn’t go, and who else will take your position there? Who will defend our country if you all returned? We kept encouraging him to return back there, telling him that he only got 5 months left to finish. He was going back and forth, worried and he didn’t want to go back, he told me every time I go there I take my grave clothes with me, and that he felt that he wouldn’t come back from there.
09:43-13:09 My name is Ahmad Mohammad Osman, from Monofiya, Mahmoud was my friend and he was doing his military service for 3 years, I heard about his death at dawn and we had a fight to go to him in the hospital. We stayed there and we finished all the procedures. I wasn’t there when the accident happened but I heard that an RPG was shot at the tank and Mahmoud was in it, sitting by the driver who was driving the tank, suddenly the lights went out and the RPG was shot. His body was washed in the hospital and he was wrapped in grave clothes and he was taken by an ambulance, they sent a delegate, not an officer with us. He finished the procedures with us. And they sent him in an ambulance through Salah Salem highway to take his body to his family and we took him to the cemetery right away and we couldn’t find a mosque to pray for him, so we made tayammum in the graveyard and prayed for him and buried him. We demand that they treat soldiers of the military of interior affairs as good as they treat the soldiers of Armed forces. If a soldier in the Armed forces is killed, God forbid, they make him a military funeral and they honor him and he gets all his rights. We are soldiers just like them and we are all human, we all serve this country, so we are supposed to take our right as well, like them.

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The Brick Workers in Helwan
Helwan,Cairo,Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
19 Jun 2012

The brick workers in the Helwan factories , are working in hazardous health conditions without social security or health care, complain of respiratory diseases, bone and eyes problems, and most of them die before thirty years of age. A large proportion of them are children between the ten and fifteen.

03:33-03:38

The barrel fell over him and he died, we took him out and buried him. May he rest in
peace.

05:00-06:02

My name is Reda Abdel Aziz Mohammad, the general secretary of the Trade Union of
Brick Factories. This is a pile of clay, we bring it from the mountains. We bring it here
and put in it sacks and it has to be watered very well at first with this hose to make it
softer so that the machines can turn it into bricks later. All these are electric machines,
We put the clay in that box and the grinder softens the clay and clears it from any
stones in it. The mechanic is the one who is responsible for these machines. The
probability of a mechanic getting injured is 70% as he has to climb on these machines
while they’re working and see if they’re working properly and he has no insurance. This
is the mixer.

07:02-08:35

We wish the children were at school instead of working here but it’s their hard
conditions that force them to work here, they’re prone to a lot of dangers while they’re
working here. Many kids died here because of lack of security in the place.

09:14-09:50

The voltage here is really high about 80 volts and it’s very dangerous for the worker here.

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The Handicapped Population After the ...
Cairo, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
05 Jul 2012

Ramez Abbas, a handicapped blogger, sends a message through YouTube to Egypt's new
president Mohamed Morsy to ask for better conditions and more services for handicapped people in
Egypt.

00:00-09:53

I'm Ramez Abbas, blogger and executive manager of Sokhna electronic channel for the handicapped
and director of photography El Mosakaf El Youm electronic channel. Eight days ago, I have
filmed a message to Mohamed Morsy, Egyptian elected president, and uploaded it on
YouTube in which I was stating my astonishment towards his neglect for the deaf because
he could either provide Arabic subtitles for his speeches or an interpretation in sign
language. I am an Egyptian citizen and I have the right to understand my president's
speeches. The old regime neglected normal citizens; the new government, however, should
care about the deaf and disabled since they were meeting with them during their election
campaigns. In Egypt, there are 5 million deaf people, so how are they government going to
deal with them? The absence of subtitles or sign language interpretation on the state TV is a
proof of their neglect to 5 million deaf citizens in Egypt. In my video message, subtitles come
on the top of my demands to tell us what Dr Morsy is saying, and to whom he's speaking,
who is he thanking and what he is planning to do. Also I have asked for sign language
interpretation because there are the deaf, who are illiterate and would not be able to read
subtitles; that is due to problems in the educational system because they do not prepare
them to deal with the community and they communicate with them in sign language. How
could we exist not understand you? There is no communication for us in the community
we're living in. Morsy's election campaign did not care about providing subtitles for the deaf.
Some of Ikhwan (Muslim brotherhood party) leaders, who are not supposed to speak for the
president since he is no longer in the Muslim brotherhood party, and they said they would
help me get in touch with the main office of the campaign and they indeed sent the video
message but a day later they said they couldn't do anything about it because Morsy quit the
Brotherhood party and is no longer part of it. I'm not optimistic because he was part of such
a powerful organization like the MB party and then he quits only for being told so, it is not
comprehensible. The 5 million deaf citizen need to feel that the coming president has a
place for them in his agenda. We have very simple demands and dreams, we want to be able
to communicate so we can know what to say and we need jobs that qualify with our
abilities. Later on we would have more dreams but first we need these two demands
because they are the basic of our rights. Dr Morsy could respond to our wish to meet up
with him as a deaf community but unless he includes a clear image and plan of how he is
willing to handle our problem and show respect to handicap then state institutions would
follow his lead and ignore us like what happened during Mubarak's regime when Mubarak
neglected the people, all the state institutions did the same. If Morsy neglects us, we will be
totally neglected by his government as well and no minister would think about helping us
because he is the role model. In my video, I told him he was the role model in terms of politics and if he a strong political will, people will follow his lead. According to the last
report of World Health Organization, handicap in Egypt are 11 millions persons and some
reports say they are more than that. Egypt's coming president must respect the 11 million
citizens and their families who are a large voting bloc and respect the values of citizenship;
and people should understand the meaning of the values of citizenship and know that a
citizen has duties to make once he is given his rights. People with special needs in Egypt
have many problems and one of these problems is the transportation and challenges he
faces walking in the street; transportations should be equipped with what is necessary to
suitable for people with special needs. Pavements are a big obstacle for most of handicaps
who usually move alone; if a disable person is on a wheel chair, he cannot move easily because he
needs 4 persons to carry the chair to the pavement and they usually don't exist to help.
There is no consciousness to know how to deal with them. We have problems in
transportation, communication, work and medical insurance. Medical insurance is very
important and it doesn't exist; take me for an example, I don't have medical insurance and if
I get sick, I will not be able to go to a hospital, I will stay at home until I die. There must be a
full medical insurance plan and they say that it is provided to those who work for the
government. Jobs are not provided by the government and it is their problem to resolve this. The main problem is the right of citizenship because being a citizen should provide me with all
my rights. Fears of handicap in Egypt are like fears of the rest of Egyptians because we all
suffer from the same problems. The future is foggy. We need a strong parliament with
political will so it can produce a conscious population. The main problem for handicap is the
lack of respect of law; there are laws regarding citizenship, when an Egyptian woman
marries a foreigner and she gives birth to a handicapped child, he is not given citizenship because unlike normal people he would be a burden on the community and the state. Other laws
consider deaf people as incomplete or lacking cure so when they go to the civil registration
office he needs a court sentence that takes up to 3 months to be issued in order to enable
him to make an authorization to someone. We have made an authorization to one of our
colleagues Dr. Hanan and I did not have to get a court sentence because although I am deaf,
I can speak so I did not have a problem unlike others. We try to fix any problem when we
face one. I hope that in the future, all NGOs and countries who promote human rights to
help people with special needs in Egypt to have equality and citizenship and have a healthy
and conscious population.

"Are you optimistic?" We are all optimistic.

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Cairo, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
08 Jul 2012

Nubians demonstrate in front of the Ministry of Agriculture to protest the statement of auctioning off land in the Nubia region (around Aswan, Upper Egypt) and ask for the return to their native home land.
00:00-01:30
"You don't have the right to sell what is not yours; the land of Nubia belongs to its people." My name is Khaled Salah and I work as a tour guide. We have a very big problem that has existed for over a 100 years. Gamal Abdel Nasser forced us to leave our homes and migrate to worse conditions to build the High dam; although we don't have any problem with the building of the High dam since it will benefit our country but we were promised to return to our lands once the water level stabilizes and we never returned. Now, the minister of agriculture decides to sell the lands in a public auction. It is our land and we do not agree to its selling because we want to return to our home land. This decision has been cancelled because of our demonstration now but the question is why issue such a statement in the first place and then cancel it?
01:31-02:45
Woman: Is this democracy; to lock people out and inside the ministry? There are people inside who wants to get out and if we go in, we won't be able to come out.
Man: You're outside now so you don't need to get it.
02:46-05:10
My name is Ramy Yehia and I am a writer. I have heard about the statement of the ministry of agriculture to start a public auction to sell the lands of Nubia. At first, Mohamed Morsy, our new president, called us the Nubian colony or community; and now, all of a sudden, he realized that Nubians are actually Egyptians and that their lands are in Egypt so he thought it was his right to sell them and that is why we are here to today to deliver him and his government a message that Nubia is not for sale. Nubia is a heritage and a culture and they have made a lot of sacrifices for Egypt even before his party (Muslim brotherhood Party) was even founded. Nubia is a culture and civilization that is more ancient than his ideas. We also would like to say to the people who will be participating in the auction trying to buy the lands that they will be conned because this land is not owned by those trying to sell it. They will be buying lands that they have no right to own. It is over our dead bodies that they can own our lands. No more silence and no more agreements. We've been given as many false promises as the days we've been away from our lands and now they are trying to sell our lands in a public auction. No more promises. If our problems are not resolved, there will be Nubian anger. Beware the levelheaded when he is angry (Arabic proverb). We have been quite for more than 50 years and if we end their silence, things will become ugly. Enough is enough.
05:11
I know personally each and every official of the 88 members of the previous council. After the revolution, there are people like Hassan ElBrens and Salafist leaders who have assured me that we will get our rights. The question is when? We've been suffering since 1964 till now. When will they resolve our problem? It is a very simple problem that can be resolved by a decree issued by the president. I would like to say to Mohamed Morsy that now that we are living in New Egypt and working on the development of Sinai and the southern valley; Nubia will bring a lot of riches having its people back to their lands and we will be like the main gate for Egypt enhancing the relations with the Nile Basin countries. Nile Basin countries and Nubia share the same culture and traditions and we will be creating commercial exchange, secure the southern borders and develop industry, agriculture and tourism and thus riches will prevail all over Egypt not just for Nubians. In exchange of all that, we are only asking to return to our home lands so as to maintain our heritage, traditions and Nubian identity.
"100 years of promises "

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Morsy is president
Tahrir SQ, Cairo, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
25 Jun 2012

Cairo , Tahrir SQ , June 24, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy is Egypt’s next president, the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) announced on Sunday.

Morsy will be Egypt's first civilian president since the foundation of the modern republic.

Morsy took 51.73 percent of the vote, compared to Ahmed Shafiq's 48.27 percent, Farouq Sultan, the head of the PEC, said. 26.4 million of Egypt's 50.95 million eligible voters cast ballots. Nearly 1 million votes were counted as invalid.

The confirmation of Morsy’s victory comes a week after the run-off vote between Morsy and Ahmed Shafiq, a former air force commander and the last prime minister under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.

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Arish,North Sinai, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
24 Jun 2012

Al-Arish , North Sinai
June 24 , 2012

The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy is Egypt’s next president, the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) announced on Sunday.

Morsy will be Egypt's first civilian president since the foundation of the modern republic.

Morsy took 51.73 percent of the vote, compared to Ahmed Shafiq's 48.27 percent, Farouq Sultan, the head of the PEC, said. 26.4 million of Egypt's 50.95 million eligible voters cast ballots. Nearly 1 million votes were counted as invalid.

The confirmation of Morsy’s victory comes a week after the run-off vote between Morsy and Ahmed Shafiq, a former air force commander and the last prime minister under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.

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Al-Arish, North Sinai , Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
24 Jun 2012

Al-Arish , North Sinai
June 24 , 2012

The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy is Egypt’s next president, the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) announced .

Morsy will be Egypt's first civilian president since the foundation of the modern republic.

Morsy took 51.73 percent of the vote, compared to Ahmed Shafiq's 48.27 percent, Farouq Sultan, the head of the PEC, said. 26.4 million of Egypt's 50.95 million eligible voters cast ballots. Nearly 1 million votes were counted as invalid.

The confirmation of Morsy’s victory comes a week after the run-off vote between Morsy and Ahmed Shafiq, a former air force commander and the last prime minister under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.

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Monofiya , Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
21 Jun 2012

The delta in Egypt used to be a perfect location for fishing before it became the main destination for the country's sewage. The polluted waters threaten both the fisherman's wallet and his health.
00:00-02:15
I want to speak to some official about what's happening and know why the fish is dying. Children are getting sick from the sewage and bilharzias.
02:16-04:05
We are all sick with bilharzias. We can even see the bilharzias worms in the water while washing the dishes. We can't find any fish to catch. Have sympathy with us. We are all infected with bilharzias and many other diseases as well as our children. Please listen to our cause. We have filed many complains to officials and we didn't get any answer. The sewage of Giza governate is filling the Nile waters and it has killed all the fisheries in the Rosetta branch.
04:06-06:08
My children and I have become homeless. I can't afford buying them food since the fisheries has been destroyed by the sewage passing through our waters. It has ruined our lives. We need some official to look into it and come see the ruins for himself. All the fish in the water has died and now we can't do anything. We should try to earn a living somewhere else. Take a look at all the dead fish; they're all dying like this. This water is not only harming the fish but humans as well; even the cows do not want to drink from it. Here, as you can see, there's a bilharzias on my hand and all over our bodies. We want some official to investigate this. It harming us humans and that’s all because of the sewage in our waters.
06:09-09:24
I'm 73 years old. I'm very upset about this situation because most of the fish is dead or dying and people don't want to buy it and it's all because of the sewage in the waters. I have sent my son to Cairo so he can work to take care of his elderly mother. I'm 73 years old and I've never seen something like that. All the boats are abandoned; no one is fishing anymore because if they catch any fish it's either dead or smells very bad and the people don't buy it. People don't want to eat any fish from Rosetta branch because it's not clean anymore; even if you catch that fish far from Rosetta branch. The sewage has destroyed our lives; we can't earn our livings and there's no other job that we can do. We've always been fishermen, and now we can't buy food or even wash our clothes because there is no access to clean water. The clay in the ground is now more clean that the Nile water. We can't do any other job. Sons of fishermen now find themselves owning boats that they can't use.
09:25-13:05
There is no fish at all; they are all dead. An engineer has filed a case against me and my brother accusing us of pollution the water and I have a fine of 1500 pounds to pay. We are all hungry and our children as well. You can see what we're dressed like. We just need some official to stop the sewage spreading our water. What can people do? Beg? Here are our nets that have been lying there for two days and still no fish at all. Fisherman can't work as farmers. What can they do? Some people have 11 children. How can they feed them? And still they file case against us accusing 'us' of polluting the water. I'm 51 years old and I didn't get married yet. I can't afford and I'm helping my brother who has 11 children and most of them are girls. We just want the officials to stop sewage spreading otherwise they can get us some other job to earn our livings from and we will be giving up our licenses as fishermen. Moreover, cultivation is also affected since farmers use Nile water and it's killing their plants.
13:06- 16:45
Sewage is also affecting the boats. Erosion is affecting the boats and steel so it definitely would affect us, human beings. The water if filled with dead fish floating and worms. We can't buy medicines to cure ourselves from the different diseases attacking our bodies. We ask for the sympathy of officials. Sewage has killed the fisheries. My job is to be in the water to catch fish and all I find is worms; my body is suffering from the worms and the fish is dead. I can't even cure my eyes; they're red and I go to doctors seeking for help. Houses are filled with families of 20-30 members and none of them can eat because of the existence of sewage in our water. Women are washing the dishes in the polluted water so it's reaching every house.
16:46-20:40
We're about to start begging. 20 families can't afford their living now. 3-4 million fishermen in Rosetta branch are affected.
20:40-22:55
We want officials to look into this matter and have sympathy with us. Look at the dead fish that suffocated from the sewage; the sewage that is coming from Giza so as not to pass through Cairo. The fisheries are dead and 3-4 million people depend mainly on the fish as a trade to earn their living and they don't own any properties or lands to earn a living. We're getting old and we have families to support and we are sick of borrowing money and we don't own any properties to buy for the sake of money. We all know that the government is responsible for this, yet they file cases against us accusing us of polluting the Nile and they charge us fines of the value of 1000 & 1500 pounds. The poor are the ones who pay the price; on one hand, they can't support their families and on the other hand, they are charged with these accusations and pay the fines. We're living in the era of Mubarak in which the poor gets equal rights like the rich. We're sending our girls to work while they should be staying at home.
22:56-32:25
My name is Abdel Nabi Shiha and I'm the head of fishermen of Rosetta branch. Fishermen have sick bodies because of the pollution and the fisheries are destroyed. We don't send our children to school anymore because we cannot afford it. We're living a miserable life. I ask the officials to pay attention to the situation of fishermen. Everyone is enjoying their freedom and is happy except for fishermen. Our children cry when they see the children of rich people living like that and enjoy their meals and they ask us why we can't eat. Everyone is enjoying their lives but fishermen. We're human too. Our waters are only filled with worms because of the sewage and factory waste. We ask the members of parliament whom we elected to do their jobs and help us. More than 10-15 thousand fishermen are living in misery. We call for help from all officials especially Health & environmental organizations. Should we steal to support our families? We have nothing to do.
32:26-35:30
In Rosetta branch, it's been 10-12 years that sewage has destroyed our lives and killed the fisheries. People are sending their children to work. Bilharzias have affected everybody. People go to the doctor and he tells them that they need to remove some organ of their body and we can't afford medical treatment. Help us. Families of fishermen consist of 10-12 persons. We just want to know who to complain to, which minister is responsible for this chaos. I've has this amount of fish for two days and we're suffering from bilharzias. My brothers and I will work as laborers to pay for the license. Can this amount of fish feed a whole family? Officials should see our houses not just the water, we can't live in them. The river Nile should be something sacred; it's a gift from God, now it's just filled with sewage and worms.
35:31-37:35
My two sons are fishermen and they can't afford their living. The sewage water spreading in the Nile is unacceptable. People do not like to be near me after I've been in the water because I smell like sewage and we can't eat any of the fish from that water. I get 80 pounds from the government and if

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Monofiya , Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
21 Jun 2012

The delta in Egypt used to be a perfect location for fishing before it became the main destination for the country's sewage. The polluted waters threaten both the fisherman's wallet and his health.

00:00-00:53
Take a look at the fish they have deprived us from. Our pleasure was fishing. People have different kinds of pleasure and ours was fishing. They have taken that only pleasure from us. You saw me pulling it out so you can know that we didn't fabricate anything. I don't want to spread the net so that the dirt wouldn't ruin your clothes because it is, as usual, filled with dirt and worms.

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monofiya, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
21 Jun 2012

The delta in Egypt used to be a perfect location for fishing before it became the main destination for the country's sewage. The polluted waters threaten both the fisherman's wallet and his health.

00:00-00:48
Have mercy on the children and their fathers who are trying to support them. Sewage has ruined our lives. We are getting old and we cannot afford the costs of living. Our children have become homeless and are living on the banks of the river. We ask officials to look into the misery we're living in.
00:48-01:55
Who is responsible for this situation? Which ministry could cut off the flood of sewage into our waters? The sewage is continuously flooding to our water but it only has an effect when the water level is low and then it kills all grass and the fish. Officials talk all the time on the television and give false promises but they never act upon it but they don't talk about Rosetta branch or the fishermen, they only talk about other issues like divorce, etc.
01:56-04:02
They were talking on television about the problem of air pollution in Cairo; however, they didn't mention anything about the sewage water, water pollution, the dead fish or us being hungry. Isn't that all more important than air pollution? Some air pollution that was in Cairo had all the media attention and that's because there are rich people there; while we live surrounded by polluted water, air pollution, sewage and we can't eat. It's ironic how Egyptians feel proud to have such a blessing like the Nile; however, Rosetta branch is full of worms and the fish is dying because of factory waste and sewage. They keep talking about bilharzias and its effect and how to avoid infections while we're all day working in the Nile which is filled with these worms. I address officials to help us. The water is not clean at all.

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Rashid, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
29 Jun 2012

The delta in Egypt used to be a perfect location for fishing before it became the main destination for the country's sewage. The polluted waters threaten both the fisherman's wallet and his health.

00:01-02:15
The Nile extends 120 km in Monofeya governate including more than 150,000 fishermen. This job is inherited through families. There are fishermen who have diplomas & bachelor degrees but they can't be but a fisherman. The reason of our suffering is the 'Sewerage' from Rahawi branch and the other drainage system of Shibeen Coum that has been there for 10 years. Rahawi branch passes an untreated amount of 12-14 million meters daily into Rosetta branch. At this time of year, the water level is high so the sewage is not obvious but it gets worse in October. In October, the water level is less and the sewage is all over and it kills every living organism in the water. We have tried to reach every official and they have given us plenty of false promises. It's only getting worse every year. Last year, our condition was slightly better. Fishermen used to catch 2 or 3 kilos of fish. The last statement by the prime minister included incorrect data. The production of free fishing in Egypt in his statement is far from reality. Fish farms, however, is in good business; only for few businessmen while the rest of the people have nothing to do.
02:16-03:54
This whole issue can be solved by a single action. We just want them to move away the sewage to the desert maybe. Studies have been made and it says it would be treated in the Western desert and grows trees. I have met with the Major General Sayed Salem and told him that people are very angry and will cut off the roads that link between the east and west although we are very peaceful people. Fisheries are what we earn our living from and they are the base of our lives. There many health problems since we got the highest rate of kidney failure worldwide in Monofeya and this is all documented. We have 10-15 victims yearly of young fishermen who die of health problems caused by bilharzias, kidney failure and liver failure. Moreover, the farms are irrigated by this contaminated water which leads to contaminated plants.
03:55-06:13
My name is Fadl El Nabi Shiha, Sheikh Sayadeen (head of fishermen) of Noor center, one of the people affected by the Sewage project. Fishermen used to enjoy a good life. Now, we're like germs and people are trying to avoid us. They talk about the condition of people with a low-income; while we have no income at all. The Nile is filled with more than 30 types of fish. They all got extinct except for one kind of fish but when the officials lower the water level, all living organisms die. Sometimes, the officials even throw grease in the Nile and the next day all kinds of fish die too. We can say that starting 1981, the situation have become much worse. At first, when the fishermen saw the dead fish in the sea, they thought that it was because of some planes that spread pesticides not knowing what kind of disaster we were about to face. The Sewage system is passing underneath Nassery Lake and Khaltabeya Lake and we were thinking of bombing the sewage pipes so it would contaminate everything and cause a disaster for the whole country. We used to earn 300 pounds a day as fishermen while now we don't have anything to eat. I swear to God if they don't discontinue the sewage project or direct it to the Western desert; we will explode the pipes and contaminate both lakes.
06:14-07:10
My name is Saber Helmy Awad a fisherman from Jizah village, Rosetta branch. I just want to ask the officials what to do since my only income is through the fish in the river. I inherited this job from my ancestors and I didn't get any education and neither will my children since we can't even afford buying food. If a person can't afford buying food, would he choose education over food? Since last August till this June, none of the fishermen have gained any money from their jobs. How can we live like this? The cost of one kilo of fish from fish farms reaches 20 or 25 pounds while fish from the Rosetta branch costs from 1-6 pounds and people don't even want to buy it.
07:11-08:10
I guarantee you if the sewage project is discontinued, we will lower the price of the kilo of fish to half a pound and fish farms will be out of business. We are half a million fishermen. If we fish at least 20 kilos a day from clean waters, we will provide 5-6 million tons of fish from Rosetta branch alone like before. Trucks used to be loaded with fish from our town to Greater Cairo, Alexandria and Kafr El Sheikh.
08:11-08:50
I want to ask the officials if they only respond to demands when people make chaos. We could cut off the streets to get their attention but we care about this country for real and we care about the jobs of the employers in our town who only want to earn a living to feed their children. But if we, fishermen, do cause chaos, would you listen to our demands?
08:50-10:39
In Egypt, there is the ministry of Environmental affairs which make reports about the conditions in Egypt to the World Health Organization confirming that the environment in Egypt is good; however it is inoperative. People there only take their salaries and they don't care about World Health or Egypt Health conditions. 90% of kidney and liver failures are for people who live near the Rosetta branch waters. In addition to the sewage pollution, there is also the untreated factory waste which is full of chemicals like what Israel is threatening the world with. It contains ammonia and other chemical substances which, if directed to the desert, could benefit Egypt in a lot of ways since the desert would be cultivated and we would have so many woods that we can export it instead of importing. Our ancients fathers (pharaohs) used to vow that they wouldn't steal, commit adultery or contaminate the waters of the Nile. Now the officials in Egypt are proud of contaminating it which is mentioned in the holy Quran for being a river from heaven.
10:40-11:39
The Nile grass used to grow 25-30 cm tall a year when the water was clean; however, now it grows 30 cm a day because of the polluted water. The excavators remove it and 10-15 days later, the water gets blocked again because of the insects, pollution and grass. Beneath the grass, there are like 30 cm long remainings caused by pollution. Without the sewage project, there won't be contamination and thus the grass won't grow that fast.
11:40-12:35
Although there are 12 million meter daily of pollution that are being disposed into the Nile waters by the factory wastes and sewage, fishermen are the ones who are legally blamed for the polluted waters. Fishermen face a case in trial once every month. This man is charged in one of the cases and he has 1600 fine to pay that he cannot afford. I have a case that I know nothing about and I have objected the case like 50 times. I am to be sentenced for three months in jail and 1600 pound as a fine.
12:36-13:57
It is an issue of public opinion. I'm sending a call for the whole world and the World Health Organization to care about our cause. My name is Salah Ibrahim and I work as a fisherman. I've got kidney failure because of the pollution in the Nile waters and it causing all the miseries we're living through. I got sick and kept throwing up so I went to the doctor and they informed me that I had kidney failure. I perform renal dialysis three times a week. The government gives me some money as an aid. It is not enough but we're trying to live with it anyway.

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Rashid, Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
29 Jun 2012

The delta in Egypt used to be a perfect location for fishing before it became the main destination for the country's sewage. The polluted waters threaten both the fisherman's wallet and his health.

0:00-01:10
Sheikh Sayadeen(head of fishermen), may his sould rest in peace, has previously gone to the parliament & they gave him false promises. The water was filled with a lot of fish and in only twenty four hours, it goes extinct. We can buy food. It's been five months that fishermen don't earn any money but what can they do; he's sad and his wife is crushed, he can do nothing. We had to send our children away to work either in farms or as doormen. In Tanta, there is plenty of fish but here in Monofeya we don't have any fish farms. We were the 'kings' of fish. In out water there was fish, snakes and different kinds of sea creatures but now everything is extinct.
01:11-02:40
Now you will see how we work in reality so you can see everything for yourself. Believe it or not, when someone used to come to buy fish from me, I used to get a box full of fish in only ten minutes. Look at the condition of our water now that used to be worshiped by our ancient father, the Pharaohs. When we were young, people used to swear saying "I swear on the pure king's soul" referring to the Nile. Now they can't say that anymore because it's no longer pure. Why would they even call it 'king'?
When an employer gets a deduction of one day from his salary as a punishment, they complain; while fishermen have been suffering for eleven years. The officials remove the Hyacinth and other Nile planets which costs 30 million pounds every year. Well, instead of spending money on that, why don't they clean the sewerage water? We don't care about being fishermen anymore; we just need a job to earn our living.
02:41-04:26
Now I'll show you exactly how we do our job. I'm a fisherman from Rosetta branch(of the Nile), from the village of 'Jezaii', Rashid governate. My name is Souba Abdel Nabi El Shimy.
Our problem started when the 'Sewerage project' or what is referred to 'The Death Project' started. It started on 1984 and at first it didn't have such a bad effect on us because the water used to have more shifts than now so it wasn't as fatal as it's been since 1986 till now. This project is mainly about the sewerage of Greater Cairo passing through Rahawi project to the Nile directly without any Sewage treatment which led to the discontinuity of the fishery. The only people who are benefiting from this are the people who own fish farms so their business would flourish and keep us working for them. We are not less human than they are, we should be equal.

04:27-04:59
Many fishermen are quitting on this job and trying to find something else like being doormen or else. Fishermen's children don't go to school. Fishermen are making their children find a job either in some fish farm or else; some of them even begs for money.
They never wonder why a new born is infected with the 'C' virus and Hepatic failure. They provide plasma treatment which costs millions and they are leaving this contaminated water like this. We don't want the medical treatment; we just want them to cleanse the water so we don't get diseases in the first place.
05:00-06:25
Check it yourself, there's no fish at all. We don't want a charity from no body, we just want the 'Sewerage project' to end; we're not asking for the impossible. A man is responsible for his wife and three children and is supposed to feed them. I only got two tiny fish today. Even if they were in gold & silver, it wouldn't be enough to feed us. We can do nothing but pray otherwise we would better not live on this earth. How can we afford this? Ought we fix the boat or buy food? This is job is no longer sufficient. If you ask other fishermen, they would tell worse than this; they just chose us to speak because we wouldn't offend anyone.
06:27-07:24
Here is one of the fishermen. He works as a day laborer for people so I he can feed my children. He doesn't even have an undershirt to wear as you can see. This network is the cleanest it could be like this; usually it is filled with worms.
07:25-08:50
My three children suffer from bilharzias because of this infected water. Most children here are infected with this disease. My two nephews have it. They also have 'C' virus. A month ago, you couldn't support standing anywhere near the water because of intensity of the sewerage; it was also filled with worms. Now it's much cleaner, there are no worms like before. We even can't invite you to eat because we don't have bread. Thank God for everything though.
08:50-
As you can see, all boats are empty.
My name is Hussein Eissa El Shakhs, a fisherman from Rosetta branch and Sheikh Sayadeen (the head of fishermen). We've had this problem for 40 years. In 70's & 80's, though, it was not as bad as it has been starting the 90's. It reached its peak since 1990. It's been 22 years that we've been living like 'homeless', literally. The Nile extends 120 km in Monofeya governate including more than 150,000 fishermen. This job is inherited through families.

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TahrirSQ,Cairo,Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
25 Jun 2012

Cairo , Tahrir SQ , June 24, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy is Egypt’s next president, the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) announced on Sunday.

Morsy will be Egypt's first civilian president since the foundation of the modern republic.

Morsy took 51.73 percent of the vote, compared to Ahmed Shafiq's 48.27 percent, Farouq Sultan, the head of the PEC, said. 26.4 million of Egypt's 50.95 million eligible voters cast ballots. Nearly 1 million votes were counted as invalid.

The confirmation of Morsy’s victory comes a week after the run-off vote between Morsy and Ahmed Shafiq, a former air force commander and the last prime minister under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.

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TahrirSQ,Cairo,Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
25 Jun 2012

Cairo , Tahrir SQ , June 24, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy is Egypt’s next president, the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) announced on Sunday.

Morsy will be Egypt's first civilian president since the foundation of the modern republic.

Morsy took 51.73 percent of the vote, compared to Ahmed Shafiq's 48.27 percent, Farouq Sultan, the head of the PEC, said. 26.4 million of Egypt's 50.95 million eligible voters cast ballots. Nearly 1 million votes were counted as invalid.

The confirmation of Morsy’s victory comes a week after the run-off vote between Morsy and Ahmed Shafiq, a former air force commander and the last prime minister under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.

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TahrirSQ,Cairo,Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
25 Jun 2012

Cairo , Tahrir SQ , June 24, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy is Egypt’s next president, the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) announced on Sunday.

Morsy will be Egypt's first civilian president since the foundation of the modern republic.

Morsy took 51.73 percent of the vote, compared to Ahmed Shafiq's 48.27 percent, Farouq Sultan, the head of the PEC, said. 26.4 million of Egypt's 50.95 million eligible voters cast ballots. Nearly 1 million votes were counted as invalid.

The confirmation of Morsy’s victory comes a week after the run-off vote between Morsy and Ahmed Shafiq, a former air force commander and the last prime minister under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.

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TahrirSQ,Cairo,Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
24 Jun 2012

Cairo , Tahrir SQ , June 24, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy is Egypt’s next president, the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) announced on Sunday.

Morsy will be Egypt's first civilian president since the foundation of the modern republic.

Morsy took 51.73 percent of the vote, compared to Ahmed Shafiq's 48.27 percent, Farouq Sultan, the head of the PEC, said. 26.4 million of Egypt's 50.95 million eligible voters cast ballots. Nearly 1 million votes were counted as invalid.

The confirmation of Morsy’s victory comes a week after the run-off vote between Morsy and Ahmed Shafiq, a former air force commander and the last prime minister under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.

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By Transterra Egypt
25 Jun 2012

Cairo , Tahrir SQ , June 24, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy is Egypt’s next president, the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) announced on Sunday.

Morsy will be Egypt's first civilian president since the foundation of the modern republic.

Morsy took 51.73 percent of the vote, compared to Ahmed Shafiq's 48.27 percent, Farouq Sultan, the head of the PEC, said. 26.4 million of Egypt's 50.95 million eligible voters cast ballots. Nearly 1 million votes were counted as invalid.

The confirmation of Morsy’s victory comes a week after the run-off vote between Morsy and Ahmed Shafiq, a former air force commander and the last prime minister under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.

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Morsy is president
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By Transterra Egypt
25 Jun 2012

Cairo , Tahrir SQ , June 24, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy is Egypt’s next president, the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) announced on Sunday.

Morsy will be Egypt's first civilian president since the foundation of the modern republic.

Morsy took 51.73 percent of the vote, compared to Ahmed Shafiq's 48.27 percent, Farouq Sultan, the head of the PEC, said. 26.4 million of Egypt's 50.95 million eligible voters cast ballots. Nearly 1 million votes were counted as invalid.

The confirmation of Morsy’s victory comes a week after the run-off vote between Morsy and Ahmed Shafiq, a former air force commander and the last prime minister under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.

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Morsy is president
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By Transterra Egypt
24 Jun 2012

Cairo , Tahrir SQ , June 24, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy is Egypt’s next president, the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) announced on Sunday.

Morsy will be Egypt's first civilian president since the foundation of the modern republic.

Morsy took 51.73 percent of the vote, compared to Ahmed Shafiq's 48.27 percent, Farouq Sultan, the head of the PEC, said. 26.4 million of Egypt's 50.95 million eligible voters cast ballots. Nearly 1 million votes were counted as invalid.

The confirmation of Morsy’s victory comes a week after the run-off vote between Morsy and Ahmed Shafiq, a former air force commander and the last prime minister under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.

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Morsy is president
TahrirSQ,Cairo,Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
25 Jun 2012

Cairo , Tahrir SQ , June 24, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy is Egypt’s next president, the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) announced on Sunday.

Morsy will be Egypt's first civilian president since the foundation of the modern republic.

Morsy took 51.73 percent of the vote, compared to Ahmed Shafiq's 48.27 percent, Farouq Sultan, the head of the PEC, said. 26.4 million of Egypt's 50.95 million eligible voters cast ballots. Nearly 1 million votes were counted as invalid.

The confirmation of Morsy’s victory comes a week after the run-off vote between Morsy and Ahmed Shafiq, a former air force commander and the last prime minister under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.

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Morsy is president
TahrirSQ,Cairo,Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
25 Jun 2012

Cairo , Tahrir SQ , June 24, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy is Egypt’s next president, the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) announced on Sunday.

Morsy will be Egypt's first civilian president since the foundation of the modern republic.

Morsy took 51.73 percent of the vote, compared to Ahmed Shafiq's 48.27 percent, Farouq Sultan, the head of the PEC, said. 26.4 million of Egypt's 50.95 million eligible voters cast ballots. Nearly 1 million votes were counted as invalid.

The confirmation of Morsy’s victory comes a week after the run-off vote between Morsy and Ahmed Shafiq, a former air force commander and the last prime minister under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.

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Morsy is president
TahrirSQ,Cairo,Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
25 Jun 2012

Cairo , Tahrir SQ , June 24, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy is Egypt’s next president, the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) announced on Sunday.

Morsy will be Egypt's first civilian president since the foundation of the modern republic.

Morsy took 51.73 percent of the vote, compared to Ahmed Shafiq's 48.27 percent, Farouq Sultan, the head of the PEC, said. 26.4 million of Egypt's 50.95 million eligible voters cast ballots. Nearly 1 million votes were counted as invalid.

The confirmation of Morsy’s victory comes a week after the run-off vote between Morsy and Ahmed Shafiq, a former air force commander and the last prime minister under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.

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Morsy is president
TahrirSQ,Cairo,Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
25 Jun 2012

Cairo , Tahrir SQ , June 24, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy is Egypt’s next president, the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) announced on Sunday.

Morsy will be Egypt's first civilian president since the foundation of the modern republic.

Morsy took 51.73 percent of the vote, compared to Ahmed Shafiq's 48.27 percent, Farouq Sultan, the head of the PEC, said. 26.4 million of Egypt's 50.95 million eligible voters cast ballots. Nearly 1 million votes were counted as invalid.

The confirmation of Morsy’s victory comes a week after the run-off vote between Morsy and Ahmed Shafiq, a former air force commander and the last prime minister under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.

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Morsy is president
TahrirSQ,Cairo,Egypt
By Transterra Egypt
25 Jun 2012

Cairo , Tahrir SQ , June 24, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy is Egypt’s next president, the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) announced on Sunday.

Morsy will be Egypt's first civilian president since the foundation of the modern republic.

Morsy took 51.73 percent of the vote, compared to Ahmed Shafiq's 48.27 percent, Farouq Sultan, the head of the PEC, said. 26.4 million of Egypt's 50.95 million eligible voters cast ballots. Nearly 1 million votes were counted as invalid.

The confirmation of Morsy’s victory comes a week after the run-off vote between Morsy and Ahmed Shafiq, a former air force commander and the last prime minister under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.