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Excerpts from Laila Soliman's interactive theatre performance 'No Time for Art'. The play, performed in June 2011, tells stories of the uprising and military and police violence in a minimalist style.

This cartoon satirises the large number of political prisoners held under the regime of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. In the first few months following the July 2013 army coup, the government arrested thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters.…

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A highly acclaimed Ramadan TV show that follows the lives of different women inside a Cairo prison. It is a good example of the trend towards dealing with social issues and gender issues in Egyptian popular culture after 2011.