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Three graffiti artists arrested for drawing mural for Ahd El-Tamimi

Israeli authorities announced arresting three graffiti artists for drawing a giant Ahd El-Tamimi picture over the Israeli West Bank barrier, Egyptian state-owned media outlet Al-Ahram stated. The graffiti comes on the same day El-Tamimi was released from Israeli prisons after spending almost eight months for assaulting Israeli soldiers.  El-Tamimi, who has become a resistance icon …

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In Pictures: Walls of Freedom documents Egyptian street art

Walls of Freedom, an upcoming book co-edited by Basma Hamdy and Don Karl, documents the rise of graffiti as a prominent platform for expression during the recent period in Egypt. The Daily News Egypt spoke to Hamdy about her work that chronicles this ever-changing art form, and the many projects and initiatives inspired by Egyptian …

Thoraia Abou Bakr

Maher Hamoud

Editor’s letter: The collective shame of a massacre

Why does commemorating the anniversary of Mohamed Mahmoud massacre hurt? It’s a simple and valid question to ask in trying to better understand the deadly violence that broke out again on the clashes’ first anniversary and put things in context. I believe that what makes such a massacre special and different from other ones committed …

Fady Salah