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Egypt: Right to Housing initiative

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Egypt, Citizen Media, Development, Digital Activism, Environment, Film

Egyptian blogger and urbanism researcher Yahia Shawkat [1], in association with Mosireen [2], a citizen-journalism collective, and the Arab Digital Expression Foundation, ADEF [3] have recently launched the “Right to Housing, a Socially Just and Sustainable Built Environment” initiative. This video [4], subtitled in English, entitled “No sir these are self-built communities” is the first episode of a documentary series, which is part of the initiative. For more, visit the SMOH blog [5] [ar], and learn about the project through Twitter [6]. You can also download the video from vimeo [7]. (via Cairobserver [8])