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Eight members of Egypt's Nubian minority group have been cleared of charges in relation to protests that took place in 2017 in the southern city of Aswan.

The New Arab Meets: American academic, author, Palestine activist and TV personality, Marc Lamont Hill.

For the national good: Casting out Egyptian <em>Nubians</em>

Gehad Quisay

For the national good: Casting out Egyptian Nubians

Comment: Once an ancient civilisation that ruled East Africa, the Nubian people endured division, displacement and forced migration, and under Sisi their collective trauma reached fever pitch, writes Gehad Quisay.

Egypt to release 24 <em>Nubians</em> pending trial for protest

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt to release 24 Nubians pending trial for protest

A rights lawyer says an Egyptian court has ordered the release of 24 Nubians pending trial on charges they took part in a protest in ...

Prominent Nubian activist dies after months in Egypt detention

The New Arab

Prominent Nubian activist dies after months in Egypt detention

A prominent Nubian activist detained in Egypt during a peaceful protest has died in jail in a case likely to fuel debate on medical care and ...

Sam Hamad

Nubian minorities stand no chance amid Egypt's racist tyranny

Comment: Basic human rights are nowhere to be found in Egypt's police state, writes Sam Hamad.

The New Arab

'Release Nubian activists' Amnesty International tells Egypt

Amnesty International has urged Egypt to release 24 Nubian activists who were arrested for holding a protest demanding greater respect from ...

Erin Kilbride

Nubians of Egypt and Sudan seek recognition and return

Nubians have been sidelined by the state in Egypt and Sudan, they face a struggle to return to the lands of their people after decades ...

The New Arab

Egypt's Nubians protest against government sale of ancestral homeland

Egypt's Nubian community are protesting against the sale of their ancestral lands in southern Egypt as the part of the government's 1.5 million ...

Dunkin' Donuts apologises for blatantly racist advert in Egypt

The New Arab

Dunkin' Donuts apologises for blatantly racist advert in Egypt

Dunkin' Donuts has made a public apology on behalf of its Egyptian franchisee after an anti-black online advertisement for glazed doughnuts led ...

The New Arab

Egyptian riot police clash with Nubian protesters

A new law denies the minority group the right to return to their ancestral homeland, raising tensions and sparking violence.

Being black in Egypt

Imogen Lambert & Nada Ramadan

Being black in Egypt

Feature: Activists in Egypt are beginning to speak out against racial discrimination, demanding better representation in the law and the media.

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